Could Zoloft cause Tinnitus - from FDA reports


Summary

Tinnitus is found among people who take Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression . We study 91,119 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA. Among them, 657 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Zoloft

Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 98,997 users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis (latest reports from 28,237 Tinnitus patients).

On Dec, 22, 2016

91,119 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft.
Among them, 657 people (0.72%) have Tinnitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zoloft cause Tinnitus?

Time on Zoloft when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 21.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.32 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.51 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.16 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.81 %
  • 10+ years: 6.76 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Zoloft *:

  • female: 63.92 %
  • male: 36.08 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Zoloft *:

  • 0-1: 0.22 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.35 %
  • 20-29: 7.19 %
  • 30-39: 15.96 %
  • 40-49: 23.82 %
  • 50-59: 26.07 %
  • 60+: 25.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (132 people, 20.09%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (53 people, 8.07%)
  • Pain (17 people, 2.59%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (17 people, 2.59%)
  • Insomnia (14 people, 2.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (63 people, 9.59%)
  • Lipitor (56 people, 8.52%)
  • Ambien (52 people, 7.91%)
  • Fosamax (47 people, 7.15%)
  • Zometa (44 people, 6.70%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (178 people, 27.09%)
  • Nausea (142 people, 21.61%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (124 people, 18.87%)
  • Headache (119 people, 18.11%)
  • Fatigue (112 people, 17.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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