Review: could Zoloft cause Muscle Fatigue?


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 82,424 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,580 have Muscle fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle fatigue and more.

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Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 84,365 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 211,923 Muscle fatigue patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

82,424 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft.
Among them, 4,580 people (5.56%) have Muscle Fatigue

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zoloft cause Muscle fatigue?

Time on Zoloft when people have Muscle Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 33.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.73 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.3 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.51 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.83 %
  • 10+ years: 3.23 %

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

  • female: 67.69 %
  • male: 32.31 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.11 %
  • 10-19: 2.07 %
  • 20-29: 4.16 %
  • 30-39: 13.15 %
  • 40-49: 18.22 %
  • 50-59: 22.6 %
  • 60+: 39.43 %

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 (792 people)
  • Anxiety (354 people)
  • Pain (309 people)
  • Hypertension (191 people)
  • Osteoporosis (182 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (488 people)
  • Synthroid (434 people)
  • Ambien (418 people)
  • Norvasc (417 people)
  • Lipitor (410 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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