Mirtazapine and Suicide attempt - from FDA reports
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 26,739 people who have side effects while taking Mirtazapine from FDA. Among them, 727 have Suicide attempt. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicide attempt and more.
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Mirtazapine has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Mirtazapine 28,382 users)
Suicide attempt has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, suicide attempt, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 42,342 Suicide attempt patients).
On Feb, 01, 2017
26,739 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine.
Among them, 727 people (2.72%) have Suicide Attempt
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirtazapine when people have Suicide Attempt *:
- < 1 month: 79.9 %
- 1 - 6 months: 10.55 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.02 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.52 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.5 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 1.51 %
Gender of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Mirtazapine *:
- female: 53.21 %
- male: 46.79 %
Age of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Mirtazapine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 5.03 %
- 20-29: 10.72 %
- 30-39: 15.58 %
- 40-49: 18.93 %
- 50-59: 22.61 %
- 60+: 27.14 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (183 people, 25.17%)
- Bipolar Disorder (41 people, 5.64%)
- Schizophrenia (28 people, 3.85%)
- Stress And Anxiety (27 people, 3.71%)
- Pain (23 people, 3.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lorazepam (80 people, 11.00%)
- Seroquel (63 people, 8.67%)
- Clonazepam (53 people, 7.29%)
- Zyprexa (46 people, 6.33%)
- Ibuprofen (39 people, 5.36%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Intentional Overdose (149 people, 20.50%)
- Suicidal Ideation (95 people, 13.07%)
- Depression (94 people, 12.93%)
- Drowsiness (82 people, 11.28%)
- Arrhythmias (74 people, 10.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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