Review: could Remeron cause Narcotic Abuse?


Summary

Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Remeron, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 12,166 people who have side effects while taking Remeron from FDA and social media. Among them, 70 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.

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Remeron

Remeron has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Remeron 12,735 users)

Narcotic Abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with breathing - slowed or stopped, intentional overdose, drowsiness, drug abuse and dependence, drug withdrawal syndrome (latest reports from 10,274 Narcotic abuse patients).

On Jul, 25, 2016

12,166 people reported to have side effects when taking Remeron.
Among them, 70 people (0.58%) have Narcotic Abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Remeron cause Narcotic abuse?

Time on Remeron when people have Narcotic Abuse *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Remeron *:

  • female: 38.57 %
  • male: 61.43 %

Age of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Remeron *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.59 %
  • 10-19: 12.7 %
  • 20-29: 1.59 %
  • 30-39: 23.81 %
  • 40-49: 38.1 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 11.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (18 people)
  • Insomnia (12 people)
  • Pain (11 people)
  • Anxiety (10 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (22 people)
  • Paxil (17 people)
  • Ambien (16 people)
  • Trazodone Hcl (15 people)
  • Klonopin (15 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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