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Review: Carbamazepine and Mirtazapine

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Carbamazepine and Mirtazapine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 514 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Carbamazepine (latest outcomes from 15,847 users) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy.

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Mirtazapine (latest outcomes from 17,928 users) has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression.

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On Oct, 28, 2014: 514 people who take Carbamazepine, Mirtazapine are studied

Carbamazepine, Mirtazapine outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Carbamazepine (carbamazepine)
- Mirtazapine (mirtazapine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Carbamazepine is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 4 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(6 of 6 people)
Mirtazapine is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(2 of 5 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 3 people)
(1 of 3 people)
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
EpilepsyAmnestic DisorderMyoclonusType 2 Diabetes MellitusDrug IneffectiveHyperglycaemiaHypernatraemiaNausea
Condition AggravatedAnxietyTremorTardive DyskinesiaDetoxificationHyperlipidaemiaUrinary IncontinenceHeadache
Drug IneffectiveType 2 Diabetes MellitusGamblingMultiple SclerosisDizzinessDiabetic GastroparesisLack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, WeaknessDepression
Completed SuicideRashEuphoric MoodMovement DisorderPainBlood Triglycerides IncreasedSick Sinus SyndromeAnxiety
PainNeutropeniaNeurosis NosCoronary Artery DiseaseCompleted SuicideAsthmaPain
DetoxificationMyoclonusSleep Disorder NosSyncopeBlood Cholesterol IncreasedAgitation
Suicide AttemptMemory ImpairmentCompulsionsParaesthesiaNeuropathy PeripheralVomiting
ParaesthesiaPyrexiaAgitationDrug DependenceObesityDiabetes Mellitus
DizzinessTardive DyskinesiaAggression AggravatedMalignant Urinary Tract NeoplasmLack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, WeaknessAsthenia
SyncopeMovement DisorderPainRenal OncocytomaUrinary IncontinencePyrexia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Carbamazepine is effective58.33%
(7 of 12 people)
(2 of 4 people)
Mirtazapine is effective25.00%
(3 of 12 people)
(2 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

NauseaSuicidal Ideation
HeadacheWeight Decreased
PyrexiaBack Pain
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusDeafness
Drug Withdrawal SyndromeMemory Impairment
AnxietyCondition Aggravated

Drug effectiveness by age :

Carbamazepine is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(1 of 3 people)
(2 of 4 people)
(5 of 5 people)
(0 of 3 people)
Mirtazapine is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(1 of 4 people)
(1 of 4 people)
(1 of 4 people)
(1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

Pancreatitis ChronicMedulloblastomaRectal HaemorrhageEpilepsyDepressionNauseaType 2 Diabetes MellitusConfusional State
PancreatitisMaternal Drugs Affecting FoetusHeadacheCondition AggravatedVision BlurredType 2 Diabetes MellitusNauseaVomiting
Diabetic ComplicationHydrocephalusRashSuicidal IdeationPyrexiaAstheniaSuicide AttemptFall
Congenital HydrocephalusChillsDrug Withdrawal SyndromeHeadacheChest PainDiabetes MellitusPain In Extremity
SyncopeCholecystitisParaesthesiaNauseaDiabetes MellitusTremorAnxiety
Drug Exposure During PregnancyBiliary DyskinesiaType 2 Diabetes MellitusHypertensionSomnolenceHyponatraemiaChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
NeutrophiliaArthralgiaDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlDrug DependenceElectrocardiogram Qt ProlongedDrug Withdrawal SyndromeNausea
Neonatal DisorderAdnexa Uteri PainType 1 Diabetes MellitusDysuriaBack PainBreakthrough PainPain
Head Circumference AbnormalAmenorrhoeaNauseaArthralgiaSuicide AttemptUrinary Tract InfectionHeadache
LeukocytosisCystitisHyperglycaemiaDiabetes MellitusMemory ImpairmentOedema PeripheralSomnolence

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    (Asked by a 58 year old man who has Apathy, and takes Mirtazapine)
    Mirtazapine started 4 days back 15 mg daily but smoking of marijuana continues. Person is adult, 27 years and frail.

  • Does carbamazepine cause obesity?? please reply
    (Asked by a 26 year old man who has Seizures, and takes Carbamazepine)
    I am taking ZEN 100(Carbamazepine tablets) on advice of my doctor from JAN 2013, for my SEIZURES. Lately, my weight has increased by quite kilos, despite my diet remaining same. I want to confirm does prolonged use of this drug cause obesity. PLEASE REPLY IF EXPERIENCED THE SAME SIDE-EFFECTS OR ...

  • Has anything helped with muscle weakness/pain caused by carbamazepine? or any remedies?
    (Asked by a 19 year old girl who has Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness, Seizure Disorder, and takes Carbamazepine)
    I have partial seizures that affects my right side. It's caused by having a brain tumor on the left side when I was younger that was removed. I'm taking 600mg of Carbamazepine a day. I have muscle weakness and pain on my right arm and leg a lot. There are times when I can't even pick up a water ...

  • I stopped suffering from psoriasis when i started with epilepsy at the age of 32. could there be a reason for this?
    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Epilepsy Congenital, and takes Tegretol-xr)
    I would just like to hear from anyone who has both epilepsy and psoriasis to see if they have stopped with psoriasis after the epilepsy was triggered. My epilepsy was triggered at the age of 32 after taking amphetamine. I used to have outbreaks of psoriasis every 7 years but this stopped when the ...

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    I went off Paxil about a year and a half ago. Ever sense I have had terrible trouble with anxiety and depression. Never feel myself. The Dr. gave me Fluoxetine 20mg and remeron 15mg. I have been on this for 9 months. No change. I am litteraly at my wits end. Afraid to tell my children. Would tak ...

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On eHealthMe, Carbamazepine (carbamazepine) is often used to treat epilepsy. Mirtazapine (mirtazapine) is often used to treat depression. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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