Zoloft and Memory impairment - from FDA reports
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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Memory impairment with Zoloft. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 95,764 people who have side effects when taking Zoloft from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
95,764 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft.
Among them, 2,187 people (2.28%) have Memory impairment
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Zoloft when people have Memory impairment *:
- < 1 month: 16.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 27.53 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.99 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.04 %
- 2 - 5 years: 15.73 %
- 5 - 10 years: 10.67 %
- 10+ years: 6.74 %
Gender of people who have Memory impairment when taking Zoloft *:
- female: 67.29 %
- male: 32.71 %
Age of people who have Memory impairment when taking Zoloft *:
- 0-1: 0.06 %
- 2-9: 0.24 %
- 10-19: 2.69 %
- 20-29: 6.98 %
- 30-39: 13.96 %
- 40-49: 23.76 %
- 50-59: 21.56 %
- 60+: 30.74 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (186 people, 8.50%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (166 people, 7.59%)
- High Blood Pressure (114 people, 5.21%)
- Insomnia (99 people, 4.53%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (99 people, 4.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (304 people, 13.90%)
- Ambien (255 people, 11.66%)
- Lipitor (205 people, 9.37%)
- Neurontin (189 people, 8.64%)
- Seroquel (161 people, 7.36%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (553 people, 25.29%)
- Headache (426 people, 19.48%)
- Pain (417 people, 19.07%)
- Weakness (411 people, 18.79%)
- Dizziness (400 people, 18.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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