Review: taking Carbamazepine and Mirtazapine together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Carbamazepine and Mirtazapine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Carbamazepine and Mirtazapine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 565 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Carbamazepine

Carbamazepine has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Carbamazepine 17,433 users)

Mirtazapine

Mirtazapine has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Mirtazapine 20,206 users)

On Aug, 23, 2016

565 people who take Carbamazepine, Mirtazapine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Carbamazepine and Mirtazapine drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Carbamazepine:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (6 of 6 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Mirtazapine:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Carbamazepine:
  • female: 58.0% - (7 of 12 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
Mirtazapine:
  • female: 25.0% - (3 of 12 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Carbamazepine:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (5 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
Mirtazapine:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • confusional state
  • drug abuse
  • intentional overdose
  • sopor
  • intentional self-injury
  • somnolence
  • epilepsy
  • suicide attempt
  • drug ineffective
  • completed suicide
1 - 6 months:
  • anxiety
  • coronary artery disease
  • neutropenia
  • rash
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • amnestic disorder
  • bruxism
  • dystonia
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • memory impairment
6 - 12 months:
  • aggression aggravated
  • agitation
  • anxiety aggravated
  • arteriosclerosis
  • compulsions
  • disinhibition
  • dyskinesia
  • euphoric mood
  • gambling
  • mania
1 - 2 years:
  • coronary artery disease
  • movement disorder
  • multiple sclerosis
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
2 - 5 years:
  • completed suicide
  • detoxification
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • drug dependence
  • malignant urinary tract neoplasm
  • paraesthesia
  • syncope
  • phlebothrombosis
5 - 10 years:
  • diabetic gastroparesis
  • glucose tolerance impaired
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hyperlipidaemia
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • asthma
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • diabetes mellitus
10+ years:
  • sick sinus syndrome
  • hypernatraemia
  • lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness
  • urinary incontinence
not specified:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • nausea
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • depression
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • bipolar disorder
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • bipolar disorder
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • nausea
  • depression
  • headache
  • pain
  • anxiety
male:
  • suicidal ideation
  • fatigue
  • weight decreased
  • constipation
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • deafness
  • fall
  • hypoaesthesia
  • pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • diabetic complication
  • pancreatitis
  • pancreatitis chronic
2-9:
  • medulloblastoma
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • hydrocephalus
  • congenital hydrocephalus
  • emotional disorder
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • alopecia
  • blindness
  • blood chloride decreased
  • coma
10-19:
  • headache
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • adnexa uteri pain
  • amenorrhoea
  • arthralgia
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • chills
  • cholecystitis
20-29:
  • epilepsy
  • suicidal ideation
  • convulsion
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • paraesthesia
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • aggression
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
30-39:
  • weight increased
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • bipolar disorder
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • depression
  • dysarthria
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • vision blurred
40-49:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • somnolence
  • diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • chest pain
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • pain
  • vision blurred
50-59:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • weight decreased
  • agitation
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • suicidal ideation
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
60+:
  • confusional state
  • fall
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • balance disorder
  • coronary artery disease
  • spinal osteoarthritis

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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