Review: could Mirtazapine cause Suicide attempt?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
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, 530 have Suicide attempt. See who they are, when they have Suicide attempt 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.
Suicide attempt (latest reports from 140,656 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, pain, bipolar disorder.
On Mar, 11, 2014: 16,954 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine. Among them, 545 people (3.21%) have Suicide Attempt. They amount to 0.39% of all the 140,656 people who have Suicide Attempt.
Time on Mirtazapine when people have Suicide attempt * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Suicide attempt||82.21%||9.82%||4.29%||1.84%||0.61%||0.00%||1.23% |
Gender of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Mirtazapine * :
|Suicide attempt||56.47%||43.53% |
Age of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Mirtazapine * :
|Suicide attempt||0.00%||0.00%||5.98%||12.16%||12.16%||21.24%||22.06%||26.39% |
Severity of Suicide attempt when taking Mirtazapine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Suicide attempt||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Suicide attempt ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (127 people, 23.30%)
- Bipolar disorder (34 people, 6.24%)
- Schizophrenia (31 people, 5.69%)
- Suicide attempt (27 people, 4.95%)
- Anxiety (22 people, 4.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lorazepam (104 people, 19.08%)
- Seroquel (55 people, 10.09%)
- Ibuprofen (50 people, 9.17%)
- Citalopram hydrobromide (47 people, 8.62%)
- Zyprexa (43 people, 7.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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