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Review: could Zoloft cause Increased appetite?

Summary: Increased appetite could be caused by Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zyprexa, and have Depression.

We study 73,646 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 249 have Increased appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Increased appetite and more.

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Zoloft

Zoloft (latest outcomes from 77,961 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Increased appetite

Increased appetite (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires) (latest reports from 58,845 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 73,646 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 249 people (0.34%) have Increased Appetite. They amount to 0.42% of all the 58,838 people who have Increased Appetite on eHealthMe.

Trend of Increased appetite in Zoloft reports

Time on Zoloft when people have Increased appetite * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Increased appetite37.14%20.00%8.57%14.29%14.29%5.71%0.00%

Age of people who have Increased appetite when taking Zoloft * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Increased appetite0.00%1.35%6.28%9.87%21.08%26.01%23.32%12.11%

Severity of Increased appetite when taking Zoloft ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Increased appetite0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Increased appetite ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Increased appetite50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (131 people, 52.61%)
  2. Anxiety (50 people, 20.08%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (29 people, 11.65%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (24 people, 9.64%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (20 people, 8.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyprexa (76 people, 30.52%)
  2. Celebrex (44 people, 17.67%)
  3. Aspirin (39 people, 15.66%)
  4. Seroquel (38 people, 15.26%)
  5. Ambien (37 people, 14.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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