Review: could Zoloft cause Memory impairment?
We study 73,795 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,673 have Memory impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory impairment and more.
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Zoloft (latest outcomes from 78,149 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Memory impairment (latest reports from 466,998 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 73,787 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 1,673 people (2.27%) have Memory Impairment. They amount to 0.36% of all the 466,103 people who have Memory Impairment on eHealthMe.
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||15.14%||30.73%||10.09%||15.60%||13.30%||8.72%||6.42% |
Age of people who have Memory impairment when taking Zoloft * :
|Memory impairment||0.07%||0.13%||3.40%||8.57%||14.14%||26.51%||18.98%||28.21% |
Severity of Memory impairment when taking Zoloft ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory impairment||7.69%||44.23%||42.31%||5.77% |
How people recovered from Memory impairment ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory impairment||0.00%||8.70%||91.30% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (602 people, 35.98%)
- Anxiety (216 people, 12.91%)
- Pain (168 people, 10.04%)
- Insomnia (95 people, 5.68%)
- Hypertension (88 people, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (298 people, 17.81%)
- Ambien (232 people, 13.87%)
- Aspirin (197 people, 11.78%)
- Lipitor (185 people, 11.06%)
- Neurontin (184 people, 11.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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