Zoloft and Parkinson's disease - from FDA reports


Summary

Parkinson's disease is found among people who take Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Sinemet, and have Depression . We study 91,119 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA. Among them, 293 have Parkinson's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Parkinson's disease and more.

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Zoloft

Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 99,105 users)

Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 37,852 Parkinson's disease patients).

On Jan, 18, 2017

91,119 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft.
Among them, 293 people (0.32%) have Parkinson's Disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zoloft cause Parkinson's disease?

Time on Zoloft when people have Parkinson's Disease *:

  • < 1 month: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.14 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Parkinson's Disease when taking Zoloft *:

  • female: 54.09 %
  • male: 45.91 %

Age of people who have Parkinson's Disease when taking Zoloft *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.42 %
  • 30-39: 3.38 %
  • 40-49: 14.01 %
  • 50-59: 16.91 %
  • 60+: 63.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (72 people, 24.57%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (27 people, 9.22%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (26 people, 8.87%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (17 people, 5.80%)
  • Osteoporosis (16 people, 5.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Sinemet (51 people, 17.41%)
  • Zyprexa (48 people, 16.38%)
  • Toprol-Xl (48 people, 16.38%)
  • Aredia (46 people, 15.70%)
  • Zometa (45 people, 15.36%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (79 people, 26.96%)
  • Fall (77 people, 26.28%)
  • Tremor (72 people, 24.57%)
  • Pain (72 people, 24.57%)
  • Weakness (70 people, 23.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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