Could Mirtazapine cause Edema - from FDA reports
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 26,739 people who have side effects while taking Mirtazapine from FDA. Among them, 114 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.
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Mirtazapine has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Mirtazapine 28,363 users)
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 40,543 Edema patients).
On Dec, 22, 2016
26,739 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine.
Among them, 114 people (0.43%) have Edema
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirtazapine when people have Edema *:
- < 1 month: 72.73 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Edema when taking Mirtazapine *:
- female: 78.76 %
- male: 21.24 %
Age of people who have Edema when taking Mirtazapine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 3.12 %
- 30-39: 10.42 %
- 40-49: 12.5 %
- 50-59: 6.25 %
- 60+: 67.71 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Neoplasm Malignant (25 people, 21.93%)
- Metastases To Spine (25 people, 21.93%)
- Calcium Deficiency (25 people, 21.93%)
- Lung Neoplasm (24 people, 21.05%)
- Depression (18 people, 15.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (43 people, 37.72%)
- Coumadin (42 people, 36.84%)
- Synthroid (41 people, 35.96%)
- Ambien (37 people, 32.46%)
- Vioxx (33 people, 28.95%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (61 people, 53.51%)
- Pain (58 people, 50.88%)
- Stress And Anxiety (51 people, 44.74%)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (47 people, 41.23%)
- Joint Pain (45 people, 39.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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