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Monday, February 14, 2011 Lucy, Community Member, asks

Q: Does Zoloft Cause Kidney Damage

My Husband has Polycystic disease, he has been on Zolft for about 15 yrs. could Zoloft have caused some of this . No one in his family has Polycystic disease.
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CIG, Community Member
2/14/11 9:28pm

Polycystic Kidney Disease, which I assume is what you're referring to, is a genetic condition. Either someone, in his family, has/had the disease or he doesn't. Genetic testing can determine whether your husband has PKD or simple kidney cysts.

 

Zoloft is, rarely, associated with kidney problems but I don't believe any cases of cysts have been reported.

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Lucy, Community Member
2/14/11 9:51pm

Thank You!!

 

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By Lucy, Community Member— Last Modified: 02/14/11, First Published: 02/14/11