Who have Headache with Zoloft?


Summary

Headache 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 Xanax, and have Depression . We study 95,055 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,321 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 98,919 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,936 Headache patients).

On Nov, 19, 2016

95,055 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft.
Among them, 4,321 people (4.55%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zoloft cause Headache?

Time on Zoloft when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 27.21 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.34 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.75 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.91 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.31 %
  • 10+ years: 3.92 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Zoloft *:

  • female: 71.14 %
  • male: 28.86 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Zoloft *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.56 %
  • 10-19: 3.61 %
  • 20-29: 7.6 %
  • 30-39: 14.9 %
  • 40-49: 23.73 %
  • 50-59: 23.88 %
  • 60+: 25.52 %

Severity of Headache **:

  • least: 6.1 %
  • moderate: 57.32 %
  • severe: 30.49 %
  • most severe: 6.1 %

How people recovered from Headache **:

  • while on drug: 9.3 %
  • after off the drug: 9.3 %
  • not yet: 81.4 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (477 people, 11.04%)
  • Neurontin (390 people, 9.03%)
  • Lipitor (381 people, 8.82%)
  • Ambien (379 people, 8.77%)
  • Synthroid (357 people, 8.26%)

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

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Sclerosis (226 people, 5.23%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (1,296 people, 29.99%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (1,176 people, 27.22%)
  • Fatigue (1,167 people, 27.01%)
  • Dizziness (1,080 people, 24.99%)
  • Pain (951 people, 22.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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