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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 month, also take medication Vioxx, and have Depression.

We study 73,928 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,027 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 78,283 users)

High blood pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from High blood pressure 328,584 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 73,892 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 2,569 people (3.48%) have High Blood Pressure.

Trend of High blood pressure in Zoloft reports

Time on Zoloft when people have High blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood pressure26.29%26.29%5.16%14.08%14.08%8.92%5.16%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Zoloft * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.43%0.17%1.12%4.23%7.77%23.87%27.84%34.57%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Zoloft ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood pressure8.70%73.91%17.39%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood pressure0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (843 people, 32.81%)
  2. Anxiety (431 people, 16.78%)
  3. Hypertension (309 people, 12.03%)
  4. Pain (208 people, 8.10%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (111 people, 4.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (560 people, 21.80%)
  2. Lipitor (379 people, 14.75%)
  3. Aspirin (363 people, 14.13%)
  4. Xanax (357 people, 13.90%)
  5. Ambien (317 people, 12.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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