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Review: could Zoloft cause Muscle fatigue (Weakness)?

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 Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 73,975 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,050 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 78,343 Zoloft users)

Muscle fatigue

Muscle Fatigue (a condition in which muscles cannot exert their normal force) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 180,459 Muscle Fatigue patients)

On Jan, 28, 2015: 73,975 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 4,050 people (5.47%) have Muscle Fatigue.

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 fatigue35.98%28.04%2.65%8.99%14.29%7.41%2.65%

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%3.75%11.56%18.35%24.09%39.96%

Severity of Muscle fatigue when taking Zoloft ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle fatigue17.24%55.17%27.59%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle fatigue ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle fatigue6.25%0.00%93.75%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (602 people, 14.86%)
  2. Pain (340 people, 8.40%)
  3. Anxiety (241 people, 5.95%)
  4. Osteoporosis (198 people, 4.89%)
  5. Hypertension (189 people, 4.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (636 people, 15.70%)
  2. Xanax (520 people, 12.84%)
  3. Ambien (455 people, 11.23%)
  4. Lipitor (441 people, 10.89%)
  5. Zometa (415 people, 10.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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