Review: could Zoloft cause Multiple sclerosis?
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 Multiple sclerosis.
We study 74,036 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 321 have Multiple sclerosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Multiple sclerosis and more.
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Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 78,398 Zoloft users)
Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) has been reported by people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 224,273 Multiple sclerosis patients)
On Mar, 16, 2015: 74,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 410 people (0.55%) have Multiple Sclerosis.
Time on Zoloft when people have Multiple sclerosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Multiple sclerosis||12.50%||75.00%||0.00%||12.50%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Zoloft * :
|Multiple sclerosis||0.00%||0.00%||1.99%||5.21%||16.38%||42.18%||21.84%||12.41% |
Severity of Multiple sclerosis when taking Zoloft ** :
How people recovered from Multiple sclerosis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (211 people, 51.46%)
- Depression (61 people, 14.88%)
- Anxiety (22 people, 5.37%)
- Pain (13 people, 3.17%)
- Bipolar disorder (12 people, 2.93%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Avonex (187 people, 45.61%)
- Baclofen (113 people, 27.56%)
- Xanax (59 people, 14.39%)
- Neurontin (56 people, 13.66%)
- Betaseron (56 people, 13.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Zoloft for a 28-year old man with Antidepressant Therapy. The patient has Suicidal Thoughts
- A study of side effects of Sertraline Hydrochloride for a 49-year old woman with Fibromyalgia.
- A study of side effects of Zoloft for a 59-year old woman with Depression. The patient has Bone And Joint Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Symbicort, Miralax, Zyrtec Allergy, Aspirin, Prempro, Lunesta, Zoloft, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide for a 54-year old woman with Asthma, Constipation, Allergy, Heart Attack, Menopause Hot Flashes, Insomnia, Depression, Hypertension. The patient has Lightheadedness - Fainting
- A study of drug interactions between Motrin, Hydroxyzine Pamoate, Zoloft for a 38-year old woman with Toothache, Anxiety, Depression. The patient has Skin Spots - Red
Recent Zoloft related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Zoloft, Lamictal for a 37-year old woman who has Bipolar Disorder
- Comparions of Sertraline, Bupropion Hydrochloride, Prozac, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Lexapro for a 69-year old man who has Depression, Anxiety, Panic Disorders
- Comparions of Atarax, Zoloft for a 41-year old man who has Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition
- Comparions of Zoloft, Cymbalta for a 44-year old woman who has Anxiety
- Comparions of Risperidone, Baclofen, Sertraline, Cogentin, Meloxicam for a 21-year old man who has Depression
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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