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I read that Zoloft (sertraline) causes qt prolongation. I have high blood pressure & possible heart disease (still being tested). Would Zoloft (sertraline) be safe?

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Dr. Samuel Miles
Psychiatry
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In brief: Probably

Zoloft (sertraline) has been used to treat many depressed people who have heart disease.
At usually prescribed doses, it does not prolong qt interval. The case reports of cardiac conduction delays have been related to overdose. Since you are concerned, you should ask your cardiologist about your ekg.

In brief: Probably

Zoloft (sertraline) has been used to treat many depressed people who have heart disease.
At usually prescribed doses, it does not prolong qt interval. The case reports of cardiac conduction delays have been related to overdose. Since you are concerned, you should ask your cardiologist about your ekg.
Dr. Samuel Miles
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Zoloft (sertraline)

This is not common side effect and is dose related.
Consult the prescribing doc. To be safe.

In brief: Zoloft (sertraline)

This is not common side effect and is dose related.
Consult the prescribing doc. To be safe.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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