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 74,036 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 259 have Parkinson's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Parkinson's disease and more.
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Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 78,398 Zoloft users)
Parkinson's disease has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia. (latest reports from 24,995 Parkinson's disease patients)
On Mar, 15, 2015: 74,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 286 people (0.39%) have Parkinson's Disease.
Time on Zoloft when people have Parkinson's disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Parkinson's disease||28.00%||36.00%||8.00%||4.00%||16.00%||0.00%||8.00% |
Age of people who have Parkinson's disease when taking Zoloft * :
|Parkinson's disease||0.00%||0.00%||0.41%||1.22%||4.88%||13.01%||17.48%||63.01% |
Severity of Parkinson's disease when taking Zoloft ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Parkinson's disease||0.00%||66.67%||16.67%||16.67% |
How people recovered from Parkinson's disease ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Parkinson's disease||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (77 people, 26.92%)
- Anxiety (49 people, 17.13%)
- Osteoporosis (39 people, 13.64%)
- Pain (27 people, 9.44%)
- Antidepressant therapy (24 people, 8.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (64 people, 22.38%)
- Toprol-xl (54 people, 18.88%)
- Sinemet (49 people, 17.13%)
- Aspirin (44 people, 15.38%)
- Fosamax (43 people, 15.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Zoloft for a 28-year old man with Antidepressant Therapy. The patient has Suicidal Thoughts
- A study of side effects of Sertraline Hydrochloride for a 49-year old woman with Fibromyalgia.
- A study of side effects of Zoloft for a 59-year old woman with Depression. The patient has Bone And Joint Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Symbicort, Miralax, Zyrtec Allergy, Aspirin, Prempro, Lunesta, Zoloft, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide for a 54-year old woman with Asthma, Constipation, Allergy, Heart Attack, Menopause Hot Flashes, Insomnia, Depression, Hypertension. The patient has Lightheadedness - Fainting
- A study of drug interactions between Motrin, Hydroxyzine Pamoate, Zoloft for a 38-year old woman with Toothache, Anxiety, Depression. The patient has Skin Spots - Red
Recent Zoloft related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Sertraline, Bupropion Hydrochloride, Prozac, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Lexapro for a 69-year old man who has Depression, Anxiety, Panic Disorders
- Comparions of Atarax, Zoloft for a 41-year old man who has Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition
- Comparions of Zoloft, Cymbalta for a 44-year old woman who has Anxiety
- Comparions of Risperidone, Baclofen, Sertraline, Cogentin, Meloxicam for a 21-year old man who has Depression
- Comparions of Minastrin 24 Fe, Adderall 30, Clonazepam, Zoloft for a 21-year old woman who has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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