Could Mirtazapine cause Edema - from FDA reports


Summary

Edema 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 Zometa, and have Calcium deficiency . We study 20,207 people who have side effects while taking Mirtazapine from FDA. Among them, 96 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.

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Mirtazapine

Mirtazapine has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Mirtazapine 28,350 users)

Edema

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 40,501 Edema patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

20,207 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine.
Among them, 96 people (0.48%) have Edema


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirtazapine cause Edema?

Time on Mirtazapine when people have Edema *:

  • < 1 month: 75.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Edema when taking Mirtazapine *:

  • female: 80 %
  • male: 20 %

Age of people who have Edema when taking Mirtazapine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 6.33 %
  • 30-39: 8.86 %
  • 40-49: 12.66 %
  • 50-59: 5.06 %
  • 60+: 67.09 %

Severity of Edema **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 75 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (43 people, 44.79%)
  • Coumadin (42 people, 43.75%)
  • Synthroid (41 people, 42.71%)
  • Ambien (37 people, 38.54%)
  • Vioxx (33 people, 34.38%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Neoplasm Malignant (25 people, 26.04%)
  • Metastases To Spine (25 people, 26.04%)
  • Calcium Deficiency (25 people, 26.04%)
  • Lung Neoplasm (24 people, 25.00%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (12 people, 12.50%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Breathing Difficulty (53 people, 55.21%)
  • Pain (52 people, 54.17%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (51 people, 53.12%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (47 people, 48.96%)
  • Joint Pain (44 people, 45.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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