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Review: could Zoloft cause Heart attack?

We study 73,864 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

Zoloft (latest outcomes from 78,183 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Heart attack

Heart Attack (latest reports from 632,018 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 73,864 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 1,440 people (1.95%) have Heart Attack.

Trend of Heart attack in Zoloft reports

Time on Zoloft when people have Heart attack * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart attack13.33%41.33%1.33%6.67%18.67%17.33%1.33%

Age of people who have Heart attack when taking Zoloft * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart attack0.07%0.00%0.07%0.66%4.88%20.98%25.49%47.85%

Severity of Heart attack when taking Zoloft ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart attack0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Heart attack ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (234 people, 16.25%)
  2. Arthritis (143 people, 9.93%)
  3. Anxiety (131 people, 9.10%)
  4. Pain (114 people, 7.92%)
  5. Hypertension (77 people, 5.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (428 people, 29.72%)
  2. Lipitor (280 people, 19.44%)
  3. Aspirin (212 people, 14.72%)
  4. Plavix (197 people, 13.68%)
  5. Avandia (169 people, 11.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • I had been taking Zoloft for approximately two weeks. Within a week, I started having difficulty swallowing. Felt like something lodge in throat. I have been off the medication for approximately 2 days, and the symptoms have decreased but not fully.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Feelings of off balance and room spinning currently coming off sertraline 150 50 mg a week onto third week and down to 50, take up to 4, 5mg diasapam per day and 8 co codamol 8/500 per day

    Reply

  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • This list of symptoms is endless
    Nausea vomiting sleep disorders anxiety disorders
    So many symptoms with such little relief :(

    Reply

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