Review: could Mirtazapine cause Hallucination?


Summary

Hallucination is found among people who take Mirtazapine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Depression . We study 16,614 people who have side effects while taking Mirtazapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 282 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination and more.

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Mirtazapine

Mirtazapine has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Mirtazapine 17,230 users)

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, death, agitation, parkinson's disease, insomnia (latest reports from 23,576 Hallucination patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

16,614 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine.
Among them, 282 people (1.7%) have Hallucination


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirtazapine cause Hallucination?

Time on Mirtazapine when people have Hallucination *:

  • < 1 month: 40.58 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 47.83 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.35 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.9 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hallucination when taking Mirtazapine *:

  • female: 70.76 %
  • male: 29.24 %

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Mirtazapine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.28 %
  • 20-29: 6.85 %
  • 30-39: 11.87 %
  • 40-49: 2.74 %
  • 50-59: 28.77 %
  • 60+: 47.03 %

Severity if Hallucination when taking Mirtazapine **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 20 %

How people recovered from Hallucination **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 25 %
  • not yet: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (100 people)
  • Hypertension (61 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (46 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (46 people)
  • Mental Disorder (43 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (57 people)
  • Zyprexa (56 people)
  • All Other Therapeutic Products (50 people)
  • Toprol-Xl (49 people)
  • Zocor (48 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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