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Review: could Remeron cause Muscle twitching?

Summary: Muscle twitching could be caused by Remeron, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Neurontin, and have Pain.

We study 12,106 people who have side effects while taking Remeron from FDA and social media. Among them, 51 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more.

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Remeron

Remeron (latest outcomes from 12,803 users) has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression, insomnia. Commonly reported side effects of Remeron include depression, stress and anxiety, nausea, nausea aggravated, depression aggravated.

Muscle twitching

Muscle twitching (latest reports from 60,775 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 12,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Remeron. Among them, 51 people (0.42%) have Muscle Twitching. They amount to 0.08% of all the 60,585 people who have Muscle Twitching on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle twitching in Remeron reports

Time on Remeron when people have Muscle twitching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle twitching50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle twitching44.23%55.77%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle twitching0.00%0.00%2.22%4.44%8.89%31.11%31.11%22.22%

Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Remeron ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (9 people, 17.65%)
  2. Depression (7 people, 13.73%)
  3. Hepatitis c (7 people, 13.73%)
  4. Schizoaffective disorder (5 people, 9.80%)
  5. Anxiety (4 people, 7.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (13 people, 25.49%)
  2. Celexa (12 people, 23.53%)
  3. Zoloft (11 people, 21.57%)
  4. Zyprexa (10 people, 19.61%)
  5. Lasix (10 people, 19.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Previously using and recently withdrawn from the following medications: morphine (replaced by suboxone) moclobemide and duloxetine (replaced wita time of intense personal crisis and during an emotional breakdown. Some symptoms existed prior to change in medication, some are new and some have been worsening rapidly on a daily basis.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Previously using and recently withdrawn from the following medications: morphine (replaced by suboxone) moclobemide and duloxetine (replaced with mirtazipine) and recently tapered off diazepam against will and against medical advice from GP in order to meet local suboxone prescribing regulations. All this occurred during a time of intense personal crisis and during an emotional breakdown. Some of the symptoms had been present prior to drug changes and some manifested afterward or while others seemingly became aggravated by the recent changes in (cessation of old and beginning of new) medication. In any case, many of the symptoms seem to be worsening rapidly on a daily basis.

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