The documented risks of these drugs are provided so the public can make informed, educated decisions. Zoloft is a newer antidepressant drug. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that antidepressants can cause suicidal thinking and behavior in children and young adults. Zoloft is also known as Aremis, Besitran, Daxid, Eleva, Gladem, Jzoloft, Lustral, Serlain, Serolux, Sertralina, Sertraline, Sertra-Q, Setraline, Tresleen.
Zoloft Drug Warnings:
There have been 23 drug regulatory agency warnings from four countries (United States, Australia, United Kingdom and Canada) and the European Union. These include the following (note that some warnings cite more than one side effect, so the list below may not be equal to the total number of warnings):
11 warnings on Zoloft causing suicidal thoughts/behavior/risk
4 warnings on Zoloft causing birth defects
4 warnings on Zoloft causing hostility/aggression
3 warnings on Zoloft causing withdrawal reactions
3 warnings on Zoloft causing self-harm
2 warnings on Zoloft causing hallucinations
2 warnings on Zoloft causing death
Zoloft Drug Studies:
There have been 30 studies in nine countries (Canada, Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, United States and United Kingdom). These include the following (note that some studies cite more than one side effect, so the list below may not be equal to the total number of studies):
8 studies on Zoloft causing suicidal thoughts/behaviors/risk/attempts
6 studies on Zoloft causing birth defects
4 studies on Zoloft causing abnormal bleeding
3 studies on Zoloft causing falls
2 studies on Zoloft causing violence
1 study on Zoloft causing death
Top Reactions for All Ages: There have been 11,593 adverse reactions reported to the US FDA in connection with Zoloft.
The FDA estimates that less than 1% of all serious events are ever reported to it, so the actual number of side effects occurring are most certainly higher.
- 860 cases of depression
- 854 cases of the drug being ineffective
- 789 cases of anxiety
- 576 cases of nausea
- 544 cases of insomnia
- 538 cases of dizziness
- 521 cases of feeling abnormal
- 517 cases of suicidal ideation
- 474 cases of headaches
- 450 cases of tremors
Documented Side Effects of Zoloft: Abnormal bleeding or bruising Irregular heartbeat Severe muscle stiffness
Source: Physicians Desk Reference, National Institutes of Health’s Medline Plus, and/or the drug label.
Pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
Abnormal bleeding or bruising
Severe muscle stiffness
This brochure is a simple guide that documents the dangerous and deadly side effects of the drugs prescribed to millions of men, women and children diagnosed with bogus mental disorders.
Please note: No one should attempt to get off of psychiatric drugs without doctor’s supervision. To help find medical practitioners in your area, click here