Review: could Remeron cause Muscle Twitching?


Summary

Muscle twitching is found among people who take Remeron, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression . We study 14,815 people who have side effects while taking Remeron from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more.

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Remeron

Remeron has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Remeron 16,341 users)

Muscle Twitching

Muscle twitching has been reported by people with pain, confusional state, weakness, insomnia, memory loss (latest reports from 15,272 Muscle twitching patients).

On Sep, 11, 2016

14,815 people reported to have side effects when taking Remeron.
Among them, 60 people (0.4%) have Muscle Twitching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Remeron cause Muscle twitching?

Time on Remeron when people have Muscle Twitching *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Twitching when taking Remeron *:

  • female: 48.33 %
  • male: 51.67 %

Age of people who have Muscle Twitching when taking Remeron *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.92 %
  • 10-19: 1.92 %
  • 20-29: 3.85 %
  • 30-39: 9.62 %
  • 40-49: 26.92 %
  • 50-59: 26.92 %
  • 60+: 28.85 %

Severity if Muscle Twitching when taking Remeron **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Muscle Twitching **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (9 people, 15.00%)
  • Depression (9 people, 15.00%)
  • Hepatitis C (7 people, 11.67%)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder (5 people, 8.33%)
  • Anxiety (5 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (12 people, 20.00%)
  • Zoloft (11 people, 18.33%)
  • Celexa (11 people, 18.33%)
  • Zyprexa (10 people, 16.67%)
  • Aspirin (9 people, 15.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (16 people, 26.67%)
  • Paraesthesia (15 people, 25.00%)
  • Tremor (14 people, 23.33%)
  • Anxiety (14 people, 23.33%)
  • Pain (13 people, 21.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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