Review: could Mirtazapine cause Underactive Thyroid?


Summary

Underactive thyroid is found among people who take Mirtazapine, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Effexor, and have Depression . We study 19,692 people who have side effects while taking Mirtazapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 87 have Underactive thyroid. Find out below who they are, when they have Underactive thyroid and more.

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Mirtazapine

Mirtazapine has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Mirtazapine 20,206 users)

Underactive Thyroid

Underactive thyroid has been reported by people with asthma, dry mouth, feeling abnormal, swelling, paraesthesia (latest reports from 53,605 Underactive thyroid patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

19,692 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine.
Among them, 87 people (0.44%) have Underactive Thyroid


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirtazapine cause Underactive thyroid?

Time on Mirtazapine when people have Underactive Thyroid *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 40 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Underactive Thyroid when taking Mirtazapine *:

  • female: 36.05 %
  • male: 63.95 %

Age of people who have Underactive Thyroid when taking Mirtazapine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.49 %
  • 40-49: 51.95 %
  • 50-59: 7.79 %
  • 60+: 33.77 %

Severity if Underactive Thyroid when taking Mirtazapine **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Underactive Thyroid **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (36 people)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder (30 people)
  • Metabolic Syndrome (22 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (15 people)
  • Calcium Deficiency (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Effexor (41 people)
  • Risperidone (36 people)
  • Duloxetine Hydrochloride (35 people)
  • Abilify (34 people)
  • Quetiapine (26 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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