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Review: could Zoloft cause Parkinson's disease?

We study 73,864 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA and social media. Among them, 262 have Parkinson's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Parkinson's disease and more.

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Zoloft

Zoloft (latest outcomes from 78,214 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease (latest reports from 59,497 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 73,812 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • michael stacey on Jun, 5, 2012:

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

    Reply

  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • getting dizzy, shaking, cold, constipated then diarrhea. ka

    Reply

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