Review: could Mirtazapine cause Increased appetite?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 11, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 16,954 people who take Mirtazapine. Among them, 98 have Increased appetite. See who they are, when they have Increased appetite and more. This review is 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.
Increased appetite (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires) (latest reports from 58,253 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 15,891 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine. Among them, 94 people (0.59%) have Increased Appetite.
Time on Mirtazapine when people have Increased appetite * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Increased appetite||50.00%||39.29%||7.14%||3.57%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Increased appetite when taking Mirtazapine * :
|Increased appetite||84.69%||15.31% |
Age of people who have Increased appetite when taking Mirtazapine * :
|Increased appetite||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.45%||12.68%||19.72%||47.89%||11.27% |
Severity of Increased appetite when taking Mirtazapine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Increased appetite||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Increased appetite ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (48 people, 51.06%)
- Blood cholesterol (47 people, 50.00%)
- Diabetes mellitus (47 people, 50.00%)
- Mental disorder (43 people, 45.74%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (36 people, 38.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Simvastatin (51 people, 54.26%)
- Zyprexa (51 people, 54.26%)
- Darvocet (47 people, 50.00%)
- Vistaril (47 people, 50.00%)
- All other therapeutic products (47 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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