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A study for a 46 year old woman who takes Zoloft - from FDA reports

15,448 females aged 46 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 46 year old female patient who has Lichen Planus. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Feb, 11, 2019

15,448 females aged 46 (±5) who take Zoloft are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Zoloft for a 46-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 46
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Lichen Planus
  • Drugs taken:
    • Zoloft (sertraline hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  3. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  4. Suicidal ideation
  5. Nausea and vomiting
  6. Depressed mood
  7. Sopor (sleep)
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  10. Confusional state
1 - 6 months:
  1. Diarrhea
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Suicidal ideation
  5. Weight increased
  6. Discomfort
  7. Breathing difficulty
  8. High blood pressure
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  10. Itching
6 - 12 months:
  1. Pain
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Suicidal ideation
  5. Emotional distress
  6. Bone density decreased
  7. Cough
  8. Headache (pain in head)
  9. Rib fracture
  10. Broken bone
1 - 2 years:
  1. Suicide attempt
  2. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  3. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  4. Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind)
  5. Panic disorder
  6. Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  8. Bipolar disorder (mood disorder)
  9. Headache (pain in head)
  10. Psychotic disorder
2 - 5 years:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  6. Diarrhea
  7. Weakness
  8. Diabetes
  9. Weight increased
  10. Feeling abnormal
5 - 10 years:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Drug ineffective
  3. Chest pain
  4. Diabetes
  5. High blood pressure
  6. Aggression
  7. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  8. Pain
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  10. High blood cholesterol
10+ years:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  3. Feeling abnormal
  4. Anger
  5. Drug ineffective
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  7. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  8. Mental disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability)
  9. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  10. Abnormal behavior
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Pain
  6. Weakness
  7. Chest pain
  8. Dizziness
  9. Diarrhea
  10. Breathing difficulty

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 1,132 people, 7.33%
  2. Pain : 804 people, 5.20%
  3. High Blood Pressure : 578 people, 3.74%
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 534 people, 3.46%
  5. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 477 people, 3.09%
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 406 people, 2.63%
  7. High Blood Cholesterol : 394 people, 2.55%
  8. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 377 people, 2.44%
  9. Sleep Disorder : 366 people, 2.37%
  10. Migraine (headache): 317 people, 2.05%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Xanax (923 people, 5.97%)
  2. Synthroid (912 people, 5.90%)
  3. Seroquel (837 people, 5.42%)
  4. Neurontin (739 people, 4.78%)
  5. Ambien (667 people, 4.32%)
  6. Klonopin (666 people, 4.31%)
  7. Humira (639 people, 4.14%)
  8. Prilosec (588 people, 3.81%)
  9. Wellbutrin (585 people, 3.79%)
  10. Lyrica (575 people, 3.72%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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