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 Alprazolam, and have Intentional self-injury. This review analyzes which people have Drug abuse with Mirtazapine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,746 people who have side effects when taking Mirtazapine from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 22, 2017

29,746 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine.
Among them, 652 people (2.19%) have Drug abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirtazapine cause Drug abuse?

Time on Mirtazapine when people have Drug abuse *:

  • < 1 month: 99 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 1 %
  • 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: 53.15 %
  • male: 46.85 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.69 %
  • 20-29: 12.59 %
  • 30-39: 21.38 %
  • 40-49: 27.41 %
  • 50-59: 23.97 %
  • 60+: 13.97 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Intentional Self-Injury (30 people, 4.60%)
  • Major Depression (22 people, 3.37%)
  • Drug Dependence (17 people, 2.61%)
  • Back Pain (12 people, 1.84%)
  • Deep Venous Thrombosis (10 people, 1.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Diazepam (59 people, 9.05%)
  • Alprazolam (59 people, 9.05%)
  • Zolpidem (49 people, 7.52%)
  • Promethazine (47 people, 7.21%)
  • Xanax (37 people, 5.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Sopor (163 people, 25.00%)
  • Intentional Self-Injury (76 people, 11.66%)
  • Overdose (57 people, 8.74%)
  • Cardiac Arrest (37 people, 5.67%)
  • Breathing - Slowed Or Stopped (37 people, 5.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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