Zoloft side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Zoloft side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Zoloft. The review is based on 102,901 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Zoloft

Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 111,479 users)


On Nov, 05, 2018

102,901 people who take Zoloft are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Zoloft side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Suicide attempt
  • Vomiting
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Sopor (sleep)
1 - 6 months:
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
  • Drug ineffective
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Hepatic function abnormal
6 - 12 months:
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Weight increased
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
1 - 2 years:
  • Weight increased
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
  • Weight decreased
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Vomiting
2 - 5 years:
  • Weight increased
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
  • Weight decreased
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Premature baby
5 - 10 years:
  • Weight increased
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
  • Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  • Weight decreased
  • Premature baby
10+ years:
  • Breast cancer female
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Thinking abnormal
  • Thyroid disorder (thyroid diseases)
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
not specified:
  • Weight increased
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Drug ineffective
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

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Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Weight increased
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Drug ineffective
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
male:
  • Weight decreased
  • Weight increased
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Vision blurred
  • Pneumonia

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Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Premature baby
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
  • Small for dates baby (an unborn baby is growing more slowly and is smaller than most babies are at the same age)
  • Large for dates baby (a baby looks older than gestational period by weight and appearance)
  • Foetal exposure during pregnancy (exposing your unborn child to contraindicated in pregnancy leads birth defect)
2-9:
  • Weight increased
  • Weight decreased
  • Drug ineffective
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Vomiting
10-19:
  • Suicide attempt
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Weight increased
  • Vomiting
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
20-29:
  • Uterine perforation (accidental puncture of the uterus)
  • Metrorrhagia (uterine bleeding at irregular intervals)
  • Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Vaginal haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)
30-39:
  • Weight increased
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Suicidal ideation
40-49:
  • Weight increased
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Drug ineffective
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
50-59:
  • Weight decreased
  • Weight increased
  • Vomiting
  • Drug hypersensitivity
  • Drug ineffective
60+:
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Weight increased
  • Drug ineffective
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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