Zoloft Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Inability To Have An Erection
  • Sexual Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizzy
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Feeling Weak
  • Gas
  • Head Pain
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Involuntary Quivering
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Low Energy
  • Problem With Ejaculation
  • Weight Loss

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Increase In Muscle Tone
  • Acne
  • Backache
  • Chest Pain
  • Constipation
  • Easily Angered Or Annoyed
  • Feeling Agitated
  • Hair Loss
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Increased Hunger
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nervous
  • Pain
  • Problems With Eyesight
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Throwing Up
  • Weight Gain
  • Yawning

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of Restlessness With Inability To Sit Still
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Kidneyl Failure
  • Atrioventricular Heart Block
  • Behaving With Excessive Cheerfulness And Activity
  • Bleeding
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Cataracts
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Diabetes
  • Discharge Of Milk In Men Or Women When Not Breastfeeding
  • Extrapyramidal Reaction
  • Feeling Anger Toward Something
  • Fever
  • Giant Hives
  • Having Thoughts Of Suicide
  • Hepatitis Caused By Drugs
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Hives
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Inflammation Of Skin Caused By An Allergy
  • Itching
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Failure
  • Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Lupus-Like Syndrome
  • Mild Degree Of Mania
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
  • Nosebleed
  • Pancreatitis
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Rapid Ventricular Heartbeat
  • Rash
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Secondary Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Seizures
  • Serotonin Syndrome - Adverse Drug Interaction
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Spasms Of Blood Vessels That Supply The Brain
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • Syndrome Of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion
  • Vasculitis
  • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades De Pointes
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Liver Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing
  • Bloody Urine
  • Blurred Vision
  • Breast Tenderness
  • Continued Painful Erection
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Dilated Pupil
  • Discolored Spots And Small Elevations Of The Skin
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Excessive Thirst
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Feeling Faint
  • Grinding Of The Teeth
  • Hemorrhage Of Blood Under The Skin
  • Hyperactive Behavior
  • Increased Pressure Of Pulmonary Circulation
  • Increased Prolactin In The Blood
  • Joint Pain
  • Large Purple Or Brown Skin Blotches
  • Lockjaw
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Numbness
  • Problem With Periods
  • Problems With Bladder Control
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots On The Skin
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin
  • Tooth Decay
  • Uncoordinated
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Widening Of Blood Vessels

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