Review: could Zoloft cause Sweating - excessive?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 71,341 people who take Zoloft. Among them, 1,019 have Sweating - excessive. See who they are, when they have Sweating - excessive and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Zoloft (latest outcomes from 77,890 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Zoloft include depression, stress and anxiety, nausea, nausea aggravated, depression aggravated.
Sweating - excessive
Sweating - excessive (abnormally increased sweating) (latest reports from 287,238 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, stress and anxiety.
On Mar, 10, 2014: 71,341 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft. Among them, 1,019 people (1.43%) have Sweating - Excessive. They amount to 0.35% of all the 287,238 people who have Sweating - Excessive.
Time on Zoloft when people have Sweating - excessive * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sweating - excessive||39.56%||19.78%||7.69%||12.09%||11.54%||8.24%||1.10% |
Age of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Zoloft * :
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.73%||3.22%||5.61%||13.93%||28.59%||24.95%||22.97% |
Severity of Sweating - excessive when taking Zoloft ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||37.50%||43.75%||18.75% |
How people recovered from Sweating - excessive ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (351 people, 34.45%)
- Anxiety (190 people, 18.65%)
- Pain (151 people, 14.82%)
- Bipolar disorder (67 people, 6.58%)
- Hypertension (67 people, 6.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (179 people, 17.57%)
- Xanax (155 people, 15.21%)
- Aspirin (148 people, 14.52%)
- Oxycontin (137 people, 13.44%)
- Wellbutrin (132 people, 12.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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noel stie on May, 22, 2010:
okay, i am 18 years old and female,on this sertraline hydrochloride and i have taken the pills for22 days now.....recent nights i have woken up SWEATING like global warming is in my bed. lastnight i woke up so drenched that i had to pull off my sheets and dry myself off with a towel. I see on your charts that no one my age has had any problems with this. so im assuming that i am simply going to just have to deal with all of this....... is there anything i can do to decrease this? i am losing A LOT of sleep... thank you.
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