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Review: could Zoloft cause Multiple sclerosis?

Summary: Multiple sclerosis 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 Avonex, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 73,646 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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On Apr, 12, 2014: 73,646 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 410 people (0.56%) have Multiple Sclerosis. They amount to 0.15% of all the 279,999 people who have Multiple Sclerosis on eHealthMe.

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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