Review: could Mirtazapine cause Suicide Attempt?


Summary

Suicide attempt is found among people who take Mirtazapine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lorazepam, and have Depression . We study 20,192 people who have side effects while taking Mirtazapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 607 have Suicide attempt. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicide attempt and more.

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Mirtazapine

Mirtazapine has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Mirtazapine 27,373 users)

Suicide Attempt

Suicide attempt has been reported by people with completed suicide, hypotension, intentional overdose, drowsiness, arrhythmias (latest reports from 41,672 Suicide attempt patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

20,192 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine.
Among them, 607 people (3.01%) have Suicide Attempt


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirtazapine cause Suicide attempt?

Time on Mirtazapine when people have Suicide Attempt *:

  • < 1 month: 80.47 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.88 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.73 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.59 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 1.18 %

Gender of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Mirtazapine *:

  • female: 53.87 %
  • male: 46.13 %

Age of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Mirtazapine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.86 %
  • 20-29: 11.52 %
  • 30-39: 14.75 %
  • 40-49: 21.41 %
  • 50-59: 21.21 %
  • 60+: 25.25 %

Severity if Suicide Attempt when taking Mirtazapine **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Suicide Attempt **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (141 people, 23.23%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (36 people, 5.93%)
  • Suicide Attempt (29 people, 4.78%)
  • Schizophrenia (26 people, 4.28%)
  • Anxiety (23 people, 3.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lorazepam (80 people, 13.18%)
  • Seroquel (61 people, 10.05%)
  • Clonazepam (53 people, 8.73%)
  • Zyprexa (41 people, 6.75%)
  • Ibuprofen (39 people, 6.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Intentional Overdose (126 people, 20.76%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (77 people, 12.69%)
  • Somnolence (74 people, 12.19%)
  • Depression (72 people, 11.86%)
  • Coma (67 people, 11.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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