Mirtazapine and Drug abuse - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug abuse is found among people who take Mirtazapine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Diazepam, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Drug abuse with Mirtazapine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 28,689 people who have side effects when taking Mirtazapine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 30, 2017

28,689 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine.
Among them, 588 people (2.05%) have Drug Abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirtazapine cause Drug abuse?

Time on Mirtazapine when people have Drug Abuse *:

  • < 1 month: 98.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 1.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Drug Abuse when taking Mirtazapine *:

  • female: 56.1 %
  • male: 43.9 %

Age of people who have Drug Abuse when taking Mirtazapine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.72 %
  • 20-29: 11.69 %
  • 30-39: 19.35 %
  • 40-49: 28.74 %
  • 50-59: 24.33 %
  • 60+: 14.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (58 people, 9.86%)
  • Drug Abuse And Dependence (54 people, 9.18%)
  • Intentional Self-Injury (27 people, 4.59%)
  • Major Depression (25 people, 4.25%)
  • Drug Dependence (18 people, 3.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Diazepam (61 people, 10.37%)
  • Zolpidem (49 people, 8.33%)
  • Alprazolam (49 people, 8.33%)
  • Promethazine (48 people, 8.16%)
  • Codeine (39 people, 6.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Abuse And Dependence (571 people, 97.11%)
  • Sopor (157 people, 26.70%)
  • Intentional Self-Injury (67 people, 11.39%)
  • Overdose (52 people, 8.84%)
  • Death (35 people, 5.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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