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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 73,928 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,398 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Zoloft

Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 78,283 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Headache 199,069 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 73,928 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 4,398 people (5.95%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Zoloft reports

Time on Zoloft when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache27.51%20.63%10.32%13.49%15.08%9.26%3.70%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Zoloft * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.05%0.55%3.89%7.39%15.77%26.52%22.34%23.50%

Severity of Headache when taking Zoloft ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache5.71%55.71%32.86%5.71%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headache6.25%12.50%81.25%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (913 people, 20.76%)
  2. Anxiety (352 people, 8.00%)
  3. Pain (283 people, 6.43%)
  4. Hypertension (211 people, 4.80%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (142 people, 3.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (516 people, 11.73%)
  2. Xanax (477 people, 10.85%)
  3. Neurontin (387 people, 8.80%)
  4. Prilosec (382 people, 8.69%)
  5. Lipitor (380 people, 8.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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