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sertraline

Side Effects

List sertraline side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with sertraline:

Common side effects of sertraline:

  • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseSevere
  • Inability to have an ErectionSevere
  • Sexual ProblemsSevere
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Weight LossLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of sertraline:

  • Abnormal Increase in Muscle ToneLess Severe
  • AcneLess Severe
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • Chest PainLess Severe
  • Easily Angered or AnnoyedLess Severe
  • Feeling RestlessLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • Increased HungerLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • PainLess Severe
  • Problems with EyesightLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe
  • YawningLess Severe

Rare side effects of sertraline:

  • A Feeling of Restlessness with Inability to Sit StillSevere
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Acute Kidney DiseaseSevere
  • Angle-Closure Glaucoma caused by Another DiseaseSevere
  • Atrioventricular Heart BlockSevere
  • Behaving with Excessive Cheerfulness and ActivitySevere
  • Bleeding of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
  • CataractsSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • DiabetesSevere
  • Discharge of Milk in Men or Women when Not BreastfeedingSevere
  • Extrapyramidal ReactionSevere
  • Feeling Anger Toward SomethingSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Having Thoughts of SuicideSevere
  • HemorrhageSevere
  • Hepatitis caused by DrugsSevere
  • High Blood SugarSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Inflammation of Skin caused by an AllergySevere
  • ItchingSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Liver FailureSevere
  • Low Amount of Sodium in the BloodSevere
  • Low Blood Counts due to Bone Marrow FailureSevere
  • Lupus-Like SyndromeSevere
  • Mild Degree of ManiaSevere
  • Neuroleptic Malignant SyndromeSevere
  • NosebleedSevere
  • PancreatitisSevere
  • Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
  • Rapid Ventricular HeartbeatSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Serotonin Syndrome - Adverse Drug InteractionSevere
  • Slow HeartbeatSevere
  • Spasms of Blood Vessels that Supply the BrainSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Sudden Blindness and Pain Upon Moving the EyeSevere
  • Underactive ThyroidSevere
  • VasculitisSevere
  • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades de PointesSevere
  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon StandingLess Severe
  • Breast TendernessLess Severe
  • Difficulty SwallowingLess Severe
  • Dilated PupilLess Severe
  • Discolored Spots and Small Elevations of the SkinLess Severe
  • Excessive ThirstLess Severe
  • Hemorrhage of Blood Under the SkinLess Severe
  • Hyperactive BehaviorLess Severe
  • NumbnessLess Severe
  • Problem with PeriodsLess Severe
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
  • Skin DiscolorationLess Severe
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots on the SkinLess Severe
  • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
  • Tooth DecayLess Severe

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