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Review: could Zoloft cause Parkinson's disease?

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 Zyprexa, and have Depression.

We study 74,005 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 258 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 78,372 Zoloft users)

Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia. (latest reports from 24,989 Parkinson's disease patients)

On Feb, 13, 2015: 73,975 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 286 people (0.39%) have Parkinson's Disease.

Trend of Parkinson's disease in Zoloft reports

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

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Parkinson's disease28.00%36.00%8.00%4.00%16.00%0.00%8.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Parkinson's disease0.00%0.00%0.41%1.22%4.88%13.01%17.48%63.01%

Severity of Parkinson's disease when taking Zoloft ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Parkinson's disease0.00%66.67%16.67%16.67%

How people recovered from Parkinson's disease ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Parkinson's disease0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (77 people, 26.92%)
  2. Anxiety (49 people, 17.13%)
  3. Osteoporosis (39 people, 13.64%)
  4. Pain (27 people, 9.44%)
  5. Antidepressant therapy (24 people, 8.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyprexa (64 people, 22.38%)
  2. Toprol-xl (54 people, 18.88%)
  3. Sinemet (49 people, 17.13%)
  4. Aspirin (44 people, 15.38%)
  5. Fosamax (43 people, 15.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I was diagnosed with parkinsons in '97 about a year after being prescribed zoloft, I was only 37.

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