Review: could Zoloft cause Headache?
Summary: Headache is found among people who take Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 73,975 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,125 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 78,343 Zoloft users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,234 Headache patients)
On Jan, 12, 2015: 73,928 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 4,400 people (5.95%) have Headache.
Time on Zoloft when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Headache when taking Zoloft * :
Severity of Headache when taking Zoloft ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (915 people, 20.80%)
- Anxiety (352 people, 8.00%)
- Pain (283 people, 6.43%)
- Hypertension (211 people, 4.80%)
- Bipolar disorder (142 people, 3.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (516 people, 11.73%)
- Xanax (477 people, 10.84%)
- Neurontin (387 people, 8.80%)
- Prilosec (382 people, 8.68%)
- Lipitor (381 people, 8.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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