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Review: could Mirtazapine cause Underactive thyroid (Hypothyroidism)?

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 Risperidone, and have Depression.

We study 17,101 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 17,960 Mirtazapine users)

Underactive thyroid

Underactive thyroid (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, hypothyroidism, depression. (latest reports from 49,670 Underactive thyroid patients)

On Mar, 17, 2015: 17,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine. Among them, 87 people (0.51%) have Underactive Thyroid.

Trend of Underactive thyroid in Mirtazapine reports

Time on Mirtazapine when people have Underactive thyroid * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Underactive thyroid0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Underactive thyroid29.79%70.21%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Underactive thyroid0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.82%54.55%3.41%35.23%

Severity of Underactive thyroid when taking Mirtazapine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Underactive thyroid ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (33 people, 37.93%)
  2. Schizoaffective disorder (28 people, 32.18%)
  3. Metabolic syndrome (22 people, 25.29%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (14 people, 16.09%)
  5. Mania (9 people, 10.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Risperidone (37 people, 42.53%)
  2. Duloxetine hydrochloride (35 people, 40.23%)
  3. Abilify (34 people, 39.08%)
  4. Effexor (34 people, 39.08%)
  5. Quetiapine (28 people, 32.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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