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Review: could Zoloft cause Muscle fatigue?

Summary: Muscle fatigue could be caused by Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 73,658 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,046 have Muscle fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle fatigue and more.

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Zoloft

Zoloft (latest outcomes from 77,961 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Muscle fatigue

Muscle fatigue (a condition in which muscles cannot exert their normal force) (latest reports from 1,324,838 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 73,518 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 4,046 people (5.50%) have Muscle Fatigue. They amount to 0.31% of all the 1,322,754 people who have Muscle Fatigue on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle fatigue in Zoloft reports

Time on Zoloft when people have Muscle fatigue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle fatigue36.22%27.57%2.70%9.19%14.59%7.03%2.70%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle fatigue0.06%0.06%2.18%3.76%11.52%18.34%24.12%39.97%

Severity of Muscle fatigue when taking Zoloft ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle fatigue8.00%60.00%32.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle fatigue ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle fatigue8.33%0.00%91.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (599 people, 14.80%)
  2. Pain (340 people, 8.40%)
  3. Anxiety (241 people, 5.96%)
  4. Osteoporosis (198 people, 4.89%)
  5. Hypertension (189 people, 4.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (635 people, 15.69%)
  2. Xanax (520 people, 12.85%)
  3. Ambien (455 people, 11.25%)
  4. Lipitor (441 people, 10.90%)
  5. Zometa (415 people, 10.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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