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Review: could Zoloft cause Multiple sclerosis?

We study 73,879 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 410 have Multiple sclerosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Multiple sclerosis and more.

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Zoloft

Zoloft (latest outcomes from 78,214 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) (latest reports from 279,998 patients) has been reported by people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 73,812 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 410 people (0.56%) have Multiple Sclerosis.

Trend of Multiple sclerosis in Zoloft reports

Time on Zoloft when people have Multiple sclerosis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Multiple sclerosis12.50%75.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Multiple sclerosis0.00%0.00%1.99%5.21%16.38%42.18%21.84%12.41%

Severity of Multiple sclerosis when taking Zoloft ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Multiple sclerosis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (211 people, 51.46%)
  2. Depression (61 people, 14.88%)
  3. Anxiety (22 people, 5.37%)
  4. Blood pressure (14 people, 3.41%)
  5. Pain (13 people, 3.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Avonex (187 people, 45.61%)
  2. Baclofen (113 people, 27.56%)
  3. Xanax (59 people, 14.39%)
  4. Neurontin (56 people, 13.66%)
  5. Betaseron (56 people, 13.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • I had been taking Zoloft for approximately two weeks. Within a week, I started having difficulty swallowing. Felt like something lodge in throat. I have been off the medication for approximately 2 days, and the symptoms have decreased but not fully.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Feelings of off balance and room spinning currently coming off sertraline 150 50 mg a week onto third week and down to 50, take up to 4, 5mg diasapam per day and 8 co codamol 8/500 per day

    Reply

  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • This list of symptoms is endless
    Nausea vomiting sleep disorders anxiety disorders
    So many symptoms with such little relief :(

    Reply

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