Review: could Mirtazapine cause Sexual dysfunction?
We study 17,043 people who have side effects while taking Mirtazapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Sexual dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more.
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Mirtazapine (latest outcomes from 17,897 users) has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression.
Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) (latest reports from 131,721 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 17,041 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine. Among them, 43 people (0.25%) have Sexual Dysfunction. They amount to 0.03% of all the 132,105 people who have Sexual Dysfunction on eHealthMe.
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||9.09%||90.91% |
Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Mirtazapine * :
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.43%||17.14%||25.71%||20.00%||25.71% |
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, 23.26%)
- Bipolar disorder (5 people, 11.63%)
- Affective disorder (5 people, 11.63%)
- Schizoaffective disorder (5 people, 11.63%)
- Sleep disorder (4 people, 9.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Atenolol (8 people, 18.60%)
- Zyprexa (8 people, 18.60%)
- Seroquel (7 people, 16.28%)
- Clonazepam (7 people, 16.28%)
- Acetaminophen (7 people, 16.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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To clarify the above; my depression is the best it's been in years, but like the whacka-mole game, the decrease of depression has lead to an increase in anxiety/stress and more panic attacks than I've ever experienced in my entire life. I am NOT suicidal, however I have always experienced suicidal ideation. Regarding my eating disorder, this came on in my mid 20's. It's not related in anyway to body-dismorphia. I am not anorexic or bulimic, nor have I ever been. Last year i was hospitalized due to extreme weight loss, suicidal depression and anxiety. Traditional and new antidepressants have never worked on me, more so they render negative responses.
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