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Review: could Mirtazapine cause Dementia?

Summary: Dementia is found among people who take Mirtazapine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Risperdal, and have Depression.

We study 17,075 people who have side effects while taking Mirtazapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.

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Mirtazapine

Mirtazapine (latest outcomes from 17,930 users) has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression.

Trend of mirtazapine reports

Dementia

Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 46,391 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Dementia reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 17,075 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine. Among them, 48 people (0.28%) have Dementia.

Trend of Dementia in Mirtazapine reports

Time on Mirtazapine when people have Dementia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dementia66.67%22.22%0.00%11.11%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Mirtazapine * :

FemaleMale
Dementia44.00%56.00%

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Mirtazapine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia2.38%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.38%21.43%7.14%66.67%

Severity of Dementia when taking Mirtazapine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Dementia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (20 people, 41.67%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (7 people, 14.58%)
  3. Sleep disorder (5 people, 10.42%)
  4. Post-traumatic stress disorder (5 people, 10.42%)
  5. Schizophrenia (5 people, 10.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Risperdal (15 people, 31.25%)
  2. Seroquel (12 people, 25.00%)
  3. Lorazepam (11 people, 22.92%)
  4. Aspirin (8 people, 16.67%)
  5. Trazodone hcl (8 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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