Review: could Zoloft cause Memory impairment (Memory loss)?
Summary: Memory impairment 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 Xanax, and have Depression.
We study 73,975 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,678 have Memory impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory impairment and more.
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Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 78,343 Zoloft users)
Memory Impairment has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,328 Memory Impairment patients)
On Jan, 12, 2015: 73,928 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 1,678 people (2.27%) have Memory Impairment.
Time on Zoloft when people have Memory impairment * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Memory impairment||14.86%||31.08%||9.91%||15.32%||13.06%||8.56%||7.21% |
Age of people who have Memory impairment when taking Zoloft * :
|Memory impairment||0.07%||0.13%||3.46%||8.61%||14.16%||26.55%||18.92%||28.11% |
Severity of Memory impairment when taking Zoloft ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory impairment||7.02%||43.86%||42.11%||7.02% |
How people recovered from Memory impairment ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory impairment||0.00%||7.41%||92.59% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (604 people, 36.00%)
- Anxiety (217 people, 12.93%)
- Pain (168 people, 10.01%)
- Insomnia (95 people, 5.66%)
- Hypertension (88 people, 5.24%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (298 people, 17.76%)
- Ambien (232 people, 13.83%)
- Aspirin (197 people, 11.74%)
- Lipitor (185 people, 11.03%)
- Neurontin (184 people, 10.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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