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Review: could Mirtazapine cause Increased appetite (Appetite - increased)?





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 month, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Hypertension.

We study 17,075 people who have side effects while taking Mirtazapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 98 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 17,934 users)

Increased appetite

Increased appetite (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder.(latest reports from Increased appetite 9,228 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 17,075 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine. Among them, 98 people (0.57%) have Increased Appetite.

Trend of Increased appetite in Mirtazapine reports

Time on Mirtazapine when people have Increased appetite * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Increased appetite50.00%39.29%7.14%3.57%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Increased appetite85.29%14.71%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Increased appetite0.00%0.00%0.00%8.45%12.68%19.72%47.89%11.27%

Severity of Increased appetite when taking Mirtazapine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Increased appetite0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Increased appetite ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (48 people, 48.98%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (47 people, 47.96%)
  3. Blood cholesterol (47 people, 47.96%)
  4. Mental disorder (43 people, 43.88%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (36 people, 36.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyprexa (51 people, 52.04%)
  2. Simvastatin (51 people, 52.04%)
  3. Potassium chloride (47 people, 47.96%)
  4. Motrin (47 people, 47.96%)
  5. Toprol-xl (47 people, 47.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    My Psychiatrist opted to wean me off the Mirtazapine and onto Cymbalta. I have now been on 60mg of Cymbalta for about 4 weeks and completely titrated off the Mirtazapine.

    I have noted that since switching to Cymbalta that I no longer have the insatiable appetite, nor have I had any further sleep paralysis episodes (though I have had a brain MRI to rule out any physiological issues - yet to receive results).

    I have noticed that I have had mild to moderate rolling nausea with the Cymbalta and that I now have food aversions. Food does not interest me as much anymore and I find that certain foods (mostly processed snacks) are no longer palatable. I also find that I become full after much smaller meal portions.

    I have found that I can no longer drink wine or spirits because they now taste awful however I can still tolerate certain brands of beer. I also no longer enjoy drinking cola.

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    As a side note regarding the Propranolol, I have naturally low blood pressure and I find while Propranalol is generally an effective migraine prophylactic, (I do get some breakthrough migraines) it does make my blood pressure even lower which leads to dizziness and faintness when I stand up too quickly from a recumbent position.
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