Mirtazapine and Epilepsy - from FDA reports


Summary

Epilepsy 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 Zoloft, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Epilepsy with Mirtazapine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 28,689 people who have side effects when taking Mirtazapine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 11, 2017

28,689 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine.
Among them, 166 people (0.58%) have Epilepsy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirtazapine cause Epilepsy?

Time on Mirtazapine when people have Epilepsy *:

  • < 1 month: 81.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Epilepsy when taking Mirtazapine *:

  • female: 53.8 %
  • male: 46.2 %

Age of people who have Epilepsy when taking Mirtazapine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.73 %
  • 10-19: 3.65 %
  • 20-29: 19.71 %
  • 30-39: 21.17 %
  • 40-49: 5.84 %
  • 50-59: 10.95 %
  • 60+: 37.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (68 people, 40.96%)
  • High Blood Pressure (15 people, 9.04%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (14 people, 8.43%)
  • Convulsion (13 people, 7.83%)
  • Migraine (10 people, 6.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (15 people, 9.04%)
  • Topamax (10 people, 6.02%)
  • Temazepam (9 people, 5.42%)
  • Ibuprofen (9 people, 5.42%)
  • Folic Acid (9 people, 5.42%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Confusional State (32 people, 19.28%)
  • Agitation (17 people, 10.24%)
  • Depression (14 people, 8.43%)
  • Hyponatremia (13 people, 7.83%)
  • Arrhythmias (12 people, 7.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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