Zoloft and Multiple sclerosis - from FDA reports


Summary

Multiple sclerosis 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 Avonex, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Multiple sclerosis with Zoloft. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 94,272 people who have side effects when taking Zoloft from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 02, 2017

94,272 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft.
Among them, 378 people (0.4%) have Multiple Sclerosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Zoloft when people have Multiple Sclerosis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 75.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Multiple Sclerosis when taking Zoloft *:

  • female: 84.82 %
  • male: 15.18 %

Age of people who have Multiple Sclerosis when taking Zoloft *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.52 %
  • 20-29: 5.99 %
  • 30-39: 13.25 %
  • 40-49: 39.12 %
  • 50-59: 24.61 %
  • 60+: 14.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (60 people, 15.87%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (23 people, 6.08%)
  • Pain (14 people, 3.70%)
  • Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (12 people, 3.17%)
  • Sleep Disorder (10 people, 2.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Avonex (116 people, 30.69%)
  • Baclofen (78 people, 20.63%)
  • Betaseron (50 people, 13.23%)
  • Neurontin (44 people, 11.64%)
  • Xanax (43 people, 11.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (58 people, 15.34%)
  • Weakness (53 people, 14.02%)
  • Hypoaesthesia (44 people, 11.64%)
  • Fatigue (41 people, 10.85%)
  • Headache (40 people, 10.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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