Review: could Zoloft cause Hot Flashes?


Hot flashes is found among people who take Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Premarin, and have Depression . We study 82,426 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 421 have Hot flashes. Find out below who they are, when they have Hot flashes and more.

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Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 86,060 users)

Hot Flashes

Hot flashes has been reported by people with pain, diarrhea, insomnia, joint pain, fatigue (latest reports from 22,621 Hot flashes patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

82,426 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft.
Among them, 421 people (0.51%) have Hot Flashes

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zoloft cause Hot flashes?

Time on Zoloft when people have Hot Flashes *:

  • < 1 month: 19.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.91 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.87 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.35 %
  • 10+ years: 6.52 %

Gender of people who have Hot Flashes when taking Zoloft *:

  • female: 84.93 %
  • male: 15.07 %

Age of people who have Hot Flashes when taking Zoloft *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.28 %
  • 10-19: 0.56 %
  • 20-29: 6.69 %
  • 30-39: 8.91 %
  • 40-49: 34.26 %
  • 50-59: 24.79 %
  • 60+: 24.51 %

Severity if Hot Flashes when taking Zoloft **:

  • least: 8 %
  • moderate: 52 %
  • severe: 32 %
  • most severe: 8 %

How people recovered from Hot Flashes **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (95 people)
  • Anxiety (54 people)
  • Pain (42 people)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (31 people)
  • Breast Cancer (25 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Premarin (75 people)
  • Aredia (68 people)
  • Aspirin (63 people)
  • Xanax (60 people)
  • Femara (57 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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