Review: could Zoloft cause Muscle Fatigue?


Summary

Muscle fatigue is found among people who take Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression . We study 93,400 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,021 have Muscle fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle fatigue and more.

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Zoloft

Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 97,228 users)

Muscle Fatigue

Muscle fatigue (a condition in which muscles cannot exert their normal force) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, constipation, drug ineffective, abdominal pain upper, weakness (latest reports from 271,258 Muscle fatigue patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

93,400 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft.
Among them, 5,021 people (5.38%) have Muscle Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zoloft cause Muscle fatigue?

Time on Zoloft when people have Muscle Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 35.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.85 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.54 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.05 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.53 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.63 %
  • 10+ years: 3.81 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Fatigue when taking Zoloft *:

  • female: 68.02 %
  • male: 31.98 %

Age of people who have Muscle Fatigue when taking Zoloft *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 2.12 %
  • 20-29: 4.22 %
  • 30-39: 12.83 %
  • 40-49: 17.92 %
  • 50-59: 22.5 %
  • 60+: 40.03 %

Severity if Muscle Fatigue when taking Zoloft **:

  • least: 18.75 %
  • moderate: 53.12 %
  • severe: 28.12 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Muscle Fatigue **:

  • while on drug: 5.56 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 94.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (725 people, 14.44%)
  • Pain (362 people, 7.21%)
  • Anxiety (258 people, 5.14%)
  • Hypertension (223 people, 4.44%)
  • Osteoporosis (199 people, 3.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (530 people, 10.56%)
  • Synthroid (475 people, 9.46%)
  • Ambien (448 people, 8.92%)
  • Lipitor (438 people, 8.72%)
  • Zometa (412 people, 8.21%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (1,405 people, 27.98%)
  • Nausea (1,105 people, 22.01%)
  • Anxiety (1,024 people, 20.39%)
  • Pain (985 people, 19.62%)
  • Depression (821 people, 16.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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