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Review: could Mirtazapine cause Edema?

Summary: Edema could be caused by Mirtazapine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Coumadin, and have Lung neoplasm.

We study 17,015 people who have side effects while taking Mirtazapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 85 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.

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Mirtazapine

Mirtazapine (latest outcomes from 17,858 users) has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression.

Edema

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) (latest reports from 179,694 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 16,967 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine. Among them, 84 people (0.50%) have Edema. They amount to 0.05% of all the 179,140 people who have Edema on eHealthMe.

Trend of Edema in Mirtazapine reports

Time on Mirtazapine when people have Edema * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Edema81.82%0.00%9.09%9.09%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Edema when taking Mirtazapine * :

FemaleMale
Edema80.95%19.05%

Age of people who have Edema when taking Mirtazapine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Edema0.00%0.00%0.00%5.56%8.33%11.11%2.78%72.22%

Severity of Edema when taking Mirtazapine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Edema0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Edema ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Edema0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Lung neoplasm (23 people, 27.38%)
  2. Neoplasm malignant (23 people, 27.38%)
  3. Calcium deficiency (23 people, 27.38%)
  4. Metastases to spine (23 people, 27.38%)
  5. Depression (14 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (39 people, 46.43%)
  2. Synthroid (37 people, 44.05%)
  3. Zometa (37 people, 44.05%)
  4. Ambien (33 people, 39.29%)
  5. Vioxx (29 people, 34.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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