Review: could Zoloft cause Migraines?
Summary: Migraines could be caused by Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Xanax, and have Depression.
We study 73,646 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 560 have Migraines. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraines and more.
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Zoloft (latest outcomes from 77,961 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Zoloft include depression, nausea, nausea aggravated, depression aggravated, stress and anxiety.
Migraines (headache) (latest reports from 170,450 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, pain.
On Apr, 14, 2014: 73,646 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 560 people (0.76%) have Migraines. They amount to 0.33% of all the 171,140 people who have Migraines on eHealthMe.
Time on Zoloft when people have Migraines * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Migraines when taking Zoloft * :
Severity of Migraines when taking Zoloft ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Migraines ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (204 people, 36.43%)
- Anxiety (114 people, 20.36%)
- Migraine (105 people, 18.75%)
- Pain (94 people, 16.79%)
- Contraception (44 people, 7.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (90 people, 16.07%)
- Wellbutrin (70 people, 12.50%)
- Vicodin (67 people, 11.96%)
- Seroquel (66 people, 11.79%)
- Neurontin (63 people, 11.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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