Review: could Zoloft cause Hallucination?


Summary

Hallucination is found among people who take Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 95,062 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 759 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination and more.

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Zoloft

Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 98,909 users)

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 35,315 Hallucination patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

95,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft.
Among them, 759 people (0.8%) have Hallucination


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zoloft cause Hallucination?

Time on Zoloft when people have Hallucination *:

  • < 1 month: 31.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.93 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.39 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.82 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hallucination when taking Zoloft *:

  • female: 58.83 %
  • male: 41.17 %

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Zoloft *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.53 %
  • 10-19: 9.34 %
  • 20-29: 6.79 %
  • 30-39: 10.19 %
  • 40-49: 13.75 %
  • 50-59: 17.32 %
  • 60+: 41.09 %

Severity of Hallucination **:

  • least: 16.67 %
  • moderate: 61.11 %
  • severe: 16.67 %
  • most severe: 5.56 %

How people recovered from Hallucination **:

  • while on drug: 20 %
  • after off the drug: 20 %
  • not yet: 60 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (114 people, 15.02%)
  • Ambien (113 people, 14.89%)
  • Xanax (108 people, 14.23%)
  • Neurontin (108 people, 14.23%)
  • Oxycontin (79 people, 10.41%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Zoloft, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (88 people, 11.59%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (49 people, 6.46%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (228 people, 30.04%)
  • Confusional State (148 people, 19.50%)
  • Depression (146 people, 19.24%)
  • Insomnia (145 people, 19.10%)
  • Fatigue (132 people, 17.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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