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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 17,075 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 (latest outcomes from 17,930 users) has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression.

Trend of mirtazapine reports

Underactive thyroid

Underactive thyroid (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 43,269 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Underactive thyroid reports

On Nov, 14, 2014: 17,070 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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