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 74,036 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,028 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure 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)
High blood pressure
High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 329,841 High blood pressure patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 74,036 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 2,570 people (3.47%) have High Blood Pressure.
Time on Zoloft when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||26.17%||26.64%||5.14%||14.02%||14.02%||8.88%||5.14% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Zoloft * :
|High blood pressure||0.43%||0.17%||1.12%||4.23%||7.77%||23.90%||27.83%||34.56% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Zoloft ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||8.33%||75.00%||16.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||44.44%||55.56% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (844 people, 32.84%)
- Anxiety (431 people, 16.77%)
- Hypertension (309 people, 12.02%)
- Pain (208 people, 8.09%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (111 people, 4.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (560 people, 21.79%)
- Lipitor (379 people, 14.75%)
- Aspirin (363 people, 14.12%)
- Xanax (357 people, 13.89%)
- Ambien (317 people, 12.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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