Review: could Mirtazapine cause Epilepsy?
This is a review of Epilepsy by studying 16,954 people who take Mirtazapine. We analyze: the time on Mirtazapine when people have Epilepsy, gender and age of these people, the severity of Epilepsy, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Mirtazapine. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Mirtazapine (latest outcomes from 17,839 users) has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Mirtazapine include stress and anxiety, anxiety aggravated, fatigue, depression, depression aggravated.
Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) (latest reports from 68,958 patients) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, convulsion, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 15,891 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine. Among them, 116 people (0.73%) have Epilepsy.
Time on Mirtazapine when people have Epilepsy * :
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Gender of people who have Epilepsy when taking Mirtazapine * :
Age of people who have Epilepsy when taking Mirtazapine * :
Severity of Epilepsy when taking Mirtazapine ** :
How people recovered from Epilepsy ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (58 people, 50.00%)
- Epilepsy (16 people, 13.79%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 9.48%)
- Multiple sclerosis (5 people, 4.31%)
- Bipolar disorder (4 people, 3.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lorazepam (12 people, 10.34%)
- Tramadol hcl (9 people, 7.76%)
- Ibuprofen (9 people, 7.76%)
- Domperidone (9 people, 7.76%)
- Indapamide (9 people, 7.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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