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 has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 17,960 Mirtazapine users)
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.
Time on Mirtazapine when people have Underactive thyroid * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Underactive thyroid||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Underactive thyroid when taking Mirtazapine * :
|Underactive thyroid||29.79%||70.21% |
Age of people who have Underactive thyroid when taking Mirtazapine * :
|Underactive thyroid||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.82%||54.55%||3.41%||35.23% |
Severity of Underactive thyroid when taking Mirtazapine ** :
How people recovered from Underactive thyroid ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (33 people, 37.93%)
- Schizoaffective disorder (28 people, 32.18%)
- Metabolic syndrome (22 people, 25.29%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (14 people, 16.09%)
- Mania (9 people, 10.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Risperidone (37 people, 42.53%)
- Duloxetine hydrochloride (35 people, 40.23%)
- Abilify (34 people, 39.08%)
- Effexor (34 people, 39.08%)
- Quetiapine (28 people, 32.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 67-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development), Dry Mouth, Weight Gain, Sleepiness - During The Day (excess sleeping during day time)
- A study of side effects of Provera for a 20-year old woman with Amenorrhoea. The patient has Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)
- A study of drug interactions between Acetylsalicylic Acid, Simvastatin, Mirtazapine, Amlodipine, Bisoprolol Fumarate And Hydrochlorothiazide, Candesartan Cilexetil for a 56-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Blood Cholesterol, Depression, Heart Failure.
- A study of side effects of Mirtazapine for a 91-year old woman with Anxiety. The patient has Nausea And Vomiting
- A study of side effects of NyQuil for a 46-year old woman with Sleep - Natural Short Sleeper. The patient has Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)
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