Review: could Mirtazapine cause Libido increased?
Summary: Libido increased is found among people who take Mirtazapine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Valsartan, and have Depression. We study 17,106 people who have side effects while taking Mirtazapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Libido increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Libido increased and more.
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Mirtazapine has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 17,973 Mirtazapine users)
Libido increased (increased sexual urge to have sex) has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, restless leg syndrome, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 1,242 Libido increased patients)
On May, 19, 2015: 17,106 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine. Among them, 8 people (0.05%) have Libido Increased.
Time on Mirtazapine when people have Libido increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Libido increased||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Libido increased when taking Mirtazapine * :
|Libido increased||62.50%||37.50% |
Age of people who have Libido increased when taking Mirtazapine * :
|Libido increased||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||16.67%||0.00%||66.67% |
Severity of Libido increased when taking Mirtazapine ** :
How people recovered from Libido increased ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (4 people, 50.00%)
- Insomnia (2 people, 25.00%)
- Parkinson's disease (1 people, 12.50%)
- Bipolar disorder (1 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Valsartan (2 people, 25.00%)
- Fluvastatin sodium (2 people, 25.00%)
- Etizolam (2 people, 25.00%)
- Requip (1 people, 12.50%)
- Nexium (1 people, 12.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Darlene Sherry (3 years ago):
I am a 48 year old female. I started taking Remeron about 4 months ago. Started at 15 mg.and after 2 months increased to 30mg. I went to my Gynocologist with an incredible increase of Libido. Constantly at a state of orgasim. I thought something was terrible wrong as I am also having hot flashes and in menopause. I thought maybe I had some kind of tumor that was pushing on something to make me feel this increase of libido. As we went through all of my medication, before he was about to order a boat load of hormone tests, we got to the Remeron. He found in a big book of RARE side effects, increased libido on Remeron. I have lowered the dose back to 15mg but it has yet to slow down. I wouldn't mind this at a much lower dose but cannot go on like this...
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