Review: could Zoloft cause High Blood Pressure?


Summary

High blood pressure 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 82,424 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,760 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Zoloft

Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 84,365 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 369,739 High blood pressure patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

82,424 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft.
Among them, 2,760 people (3.35%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zoloft cause High blood pressure?

Time on Zoloft when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 18.01 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.54 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.64 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.64 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.37 %
  • 10+ years: 7.58 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Zoloft *:

  • female: 65.59 %
  • male: 34.41 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Zoloft *:

  • 0-1: 0.32 %
  • 2-9: 0.32 %
  • 10-19: 1.1 %
  • 20-29: 4.57 %
  • 30-39: 8.1 %
  • 40-49: 22.74 %
  • 50-59: 26.76 %
  • 60+: 35.82 %

Severity if High Blood Pressure when taking Zoloft **:

  • least: 10.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 23.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from High Blood Pressure **:

  • while on drug: 6.67 %
  • after off the drug: 40.0 %
  • not yet: 53.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (737 people)
  • Anxiety (327 people)
  • Hypertension (272 people)
  • Pain (206 people)
  • Osteoporosis (113 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (475 people)
  • Lipitor (342 people)
  • Xanax (324 people)
  • Ambien (293 people)
  • Seroquel (278 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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