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Review: could Mirtazapine cause Drug abuse (Drug Abuse And Dependence)?

We study 17,051 people who have side effects while taking Mirtazapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 102 have Drug abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug abuse and more.

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Mirtazapine

Mirtazapine (latest outcomes from 17,913 users) has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression.

Drug abuse

Drug abuse (latest reports from 62,559 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety, drug dependence.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 17,051 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine. Among them, 149 people (0.87%) have Drug Abuse.

Trend of Drug abuse in Mirtazapine reports

Time on Mirtazapine when people have Drug abuse * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug abuse94.12%5.88%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Drug abuse38.51%61.49%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug abuse0.00%0.00%1.49%35.82%16.42%20.90%14.18%11.19%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (12 people, 8.05%)
  2. Depression (11 people, 7.38%)
  3. Pain (6 people, 4.03%)
  4. Suicide attempt (4 people, 2.68%)
  5. Ill-defined disorder (4 people, 2.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Diazepam (31 people, 20.81%)
  2. Trazodone hcl (25 people, 16.78%)
  3. Lorazepam (22 people, 14.77%)
  4. Acetaminophen (17 people, 11.41%)
  5. Alprazolam (15 people, 10.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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