Review: could Zoloft cause Heart attack?
Summary: Heart attack is found among people who take Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Vioxx, and have Depression.
We study 74,036 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,440 have Heart attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart attack and more.
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Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 78,398 Zoloft users)
Heart attack has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 131,796 Heart attack patients)
On Mar, 17, 2015: 74,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 1,440 people (1.95%) have Heart Attack.
Time on Zoloft when people have Heart attack * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart attack||13.33%||41.33%||1.33%||6.67%||18.67%||17.33%||1.33% |
Age of people who have Heart attack when taking Zoloft * :
|Heart attack||0.07%||0.00%||0.07%||0.66%||4.88%||20.98%||25.49%||47.85% |
Severity of Heart attack when taking Zoloft ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart attack||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart attack ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (234 people, 16.25%)
- Arthritis (143 people, 9.93%)
- Anxiety (131 people, 9.10%)
- Pain (114 people, 7.92%)
- Hypertension (77 people, 5.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (428 people, 29.72%)
- Lipitor (280 people, 19.44%)
- Aspirin (212 people, 14.72%)
- Plavix (197 people, 13.68%)
- Avandia (169 people, 11.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Zoloft for a 28-year old man with Antidepressant Therapy. The patient has Suicidal Thoughts
- A study of side effects of Sertraline Hydrochloride for a 49-year old woman with Fibromyalgia.
- A study of side effects of Zoloft for a 59-year old woman with Depression. The patient has Bone And Joint Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Symbicort, Miralax, Zyrtec Allergy, Aspirin, Prempro, Lunesta, Zoloft, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide for a 54-year old woman with Asthma, Constipation, Allergy, Heart Attack, Menopause Hot Flashes, Insomnia, Depression, Hypertension. The patient has Lightheadedness - Fainting
- A study of drug interactions between Motrin, Hydroxyzine Pamoate, Zoloft for a 38-year old woman with Toothache, Anxiety, Depression. The patient has Skin Spots - Red
Recent Zoloft related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Atarax, Zoloft for a 41-year old man who has Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition
- Comparions of Zoloft, Cymbalta for a 44-year old woman who has Anxiety
- Comparions of Risperidone, Baclofen, Sertraline, Cogentin, Meloxicam for a 21-year old man who has Depression
- Comparions of Minastrin 24 Fe, Adderall 30, Clonazepam, Zoloft for a 21-year old woman who has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- Comparions of Sertraline, Escitalopram, Duloxetine Hydrochloride, Paxil for a 27-year old man who has Depression
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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