Could Zoloft cause Migraines - from FDA reports


Summary

Migraines is found among people who take Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression . We study 95,058 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA. Among them, 778 have Migraines. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraines and more.

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Zoloft

Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 98,919 users)

Migraines

Migraines has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, migraine, birth control, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 78,152 Migraines patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

95,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft.
Among them, 778 people (0.82%) have Migraines


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zoloft cause Migraines?

Time on Zoloft when people have Migraines *:

  • < 1 month: 10.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.25 %
  • 10+ years: 6.25 %

Gender of people who have Migraines when taking Zoloft *:

  • female: 83.99 %
  • male: 16.01 %

Age of people who have Migraines when taking Zoloft *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.34 %
  • 10-19: 6.16 %
  • 20-29: 14.38 %
  • 30-39: 20.38 %
  • 40-49: 27.05 %
  • 50-59: 18.66 %
  • 60+: 13.01 %

Severity of Migraines **:

  • least: 11.76 %
  • moderate: 47.06 %
  • severe: 29.41 %
  • most severe: 11.76 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (91 people, 11.70%)
  • Seroquel (78 people, 10.03%)
  • Neurontin (77 people, 9.90%)
  • Ambien (65 people, 8.35%)
  • Vicodin (63 people, 8.10%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (105 people, 13.50%)
  • Birth Control (56 people, 7.20%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (50 people, 6.43%)
  • High Blood Pressure (48 people, 6.17%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (39 people, 5.01%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Depression (205 people, 26.35%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (204 people, 26.22%)
  • Nausea (193 people, 24.81%)
  • Headache (187 people, 24.04%)
  • Fatigue (168 people, 21.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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