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Review: could Mirtazapine cause Increased appetite?

Summary: Increased appetite could be caused by Mirtazapine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zyprexa, and have Hypertension.

We study 17,015 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 (latest outcomes from 17,858 users) has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression.

Increased appetite

Increased appetite (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires) (latest reports from 58,849 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 16,967 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine. Among them, 98 people (0.58%) have Increased Appetite. They amount to 0.17% of all the 58,794 people who have Increased Appetite on eHealthMe.

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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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • When my father passed away I was prescribed Diazepam which helped with anxiety. I had also lost my appetite and thanks to Diazepam I take 2mg 15 minutes before dinner and can always eat and finish my food. If I stopped taking Diazepam I would probably not be able to eat as much. I've been on Diazepam 4 years.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • i think that is everything. i would like an update on lumigan and if any of these combos could cause insomnia, depression, or lpr. Thanks, Stella

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Person also takes levothyroxin, Amlodipine. Seventy years old. Eighty-six years old.

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