Mirtazapine and Dementia - from FDA reports
Dementia is found among people who take Mirtazapine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Risperdal, and have Depression . We study 26,739 people who have side effects while taking Mirtazapine from FDA. Among them, 70 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.
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Mirtazapine has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Mirtazapine 28,377 users)
Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 18,317 Dementia patients).
On Feb, 20, 2017
26,739 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine.
Among them, 70 people (0.26%) have Dementia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirtazapine when people have Dementia *:
- < 1 month: 55.56 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Mirtazapine *:
- female: 59.42 %
- male: 40.58 %
Age of people who have Dementia when taking Mirtazapine *:
- 0-1: 1.79 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 3.57 %
- 40-49: 12.5 %
- 50-59: 7.14 %
- 60+: 75.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (27 people, 38.57%)
- Pain (12 people, 17.14%)
- Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 11.43%)
- Osteoporosis (7 people, 10.00%)
- High Blood Pressure (7 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Risperdal (17 people, 24.29%)
- Seroquel (16 people, 22.86%)
- Lorazepam (12 people, 17.14%)
- Aricept (12 people, 17.14%)
- Aspirin (11 people, 15.71%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Depression (11 people, 15.71%)
- Delirium (11 people, 15.71%)
- Renal Failure Acute (10 people, 14.29%)
- Nausea (10 people, 14.29%)
- Fall (10 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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