Review: could Mirtazapine cause Sexual dysfunction?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
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, 39 have Sexual dysfunction. See who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction 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.
Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) (latest reports from 131,472 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 15,891 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine. Among them, 41 people (0.26%) have Sexual Dysfunction.
Time on Mirtazapine when people have Sexual dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sexual dysfunction||10.00%||10.00%||0.00%||10.00%||70.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Mirtazapine * :
|Sexual dysfunction||9.52%||90.48% |
Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Mirtazapine * :
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.12%||18.18%||27.27%||15.15%||27.27% |
Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Mirtazapine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Sexual dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (10 people, 24.39%)
- Schizoaffective disorder (5 people, 12.20%)
- Bipolar disorder (4 people, 9.76%)
- Affective disorder (4 people, 9.76%)
- Sleep disorder (3 people, 7.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Atenolol (8 people, 19.51%)
- Zyprexa (8 people, 19.51%)
- Acetaminophen (7 people, 17.07%)
- Clonazepam (7 people, 17.07%)
- Temazepam (6 people, 14.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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