Review: could Mirtazapine cause Increased Appetite?


Summary

Increased appetite is found among people who take Mirtazapine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 19,692 people who have side effects while taking Mirtazapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 108 have Increased appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Increased appetite and more.

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Mirtazapine

Mirtazapine has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Mirtazapine 21,047 users)

Increased Appetite

Increased appetite has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, hypotension, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 10,784 Increased appetite patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

19,692 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine.
Among them, 108 people (0.55%) have Increased Appetite


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirtazapine cause Increased appetite?

Time on Mirtazapine when people have Increased Appetite *:

  • < 1 month: 39.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Increased Appetite when taking Mirtazapine *:

  • female: 85.58 %
  • male: 14.42 %

Age of people who have Increased Appetite when taking Mirtazapine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.9 %
  • 30-39: 11.69 %
  • 40-49: 25.97 %
  • 50-59: 45.45 %
  • 60+: 12.99 %

Severity if Increased Appetite when taking Mirtazapine **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (47 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (47 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (46 people)
  • Mental Disorder (43 people)
  • Depression (36 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (54 people)
  • Zyprexa (51 people)
  • Zocor (46 people)
  • Motrin (46 people)
  • Haldol (46 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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