Zoloft and Heart attack - from FDA reports


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 High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Heart attack with Zoloft. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 95,764 people who have side effects when taking Zoloft from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 22, 2017

95,764 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft.
Among them, 1,676 people (1.75%) have Heart attack


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zoloft cause Heart attack?

Time on Zoloft when people have Heart attack *:

  • < 1 month: 13.48 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.46 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.87 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.47 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.22 %
  • 10+ years: 2.25 %

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

  • female: 55.28 %
  • male: 44.72 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.14 %
  • 20-29: 0.89 %
  • 30-39: 4.4 %
  • 40-49: 20.19 %
  • 50-59: 26.44 %
  • 60+: 47.8 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (120 people, 7.16%)
  • Arthritis (117 people, 6.98%)
  • Pain (114 people, 6.80%)
  • Diabetes (100 people, 5.97%)
  • High Blood Pressure (95 people, 5.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (405 people, 24.16%)
  • Lipitor (317 people, 18.91%)
  • Plavix (231 people, 13.78%)
  • Avandia (195 people, 11.63%)
  • Neurontin (167 people, 9.96%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (322 people, 19.21%)
  • Coronary Heart Disease (266 people, 15.87%)
  • High Blood Pressure (240 people, 14.32%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (212 people, 12.65%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (210 people, 12.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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