Mirtazapine and Dementia - from FDA reports
Dementia is found among people who take Mirtazapine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Risperdal, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Dementia with Mirtazapine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,746 people who have side effects when taking Mirtazapine from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Nov, 21, 2017
29,746 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine.
Among them, 81 people (0.27%) have Dementia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirtazapine when people have Dementia *:
- < 1 month: 50 %
- 1 - 6 months: 30 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Mirtazapine *:
- female: 57.5 %
- male: 42.5 %
Age of people who have Dementia when taking Mirtazapine *:
- 0-1: 1.64 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 3.28 %
- 40-49: 11.48 %
- 50-59: 6.56 %
- 60+: 77.05 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (14 people, 17.28%)
- High Blood Pressure (9 people, 11.11%)
- Sleep Disorder (8 people, 9.88%)
- Osteoporosis (7 people, 8.64%)
- Agitation (7 people, 8.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Risperdal (17 people, 20.99%)
- Seroquel (16 people, 19.75%)
- Lorazepam (12 people, 14.81%)
- Aricept (12 people, 14.81%)
- Aspirin (11 people, 13.58%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Head Injury (12 people, 14.81%)
- Delirium (11 people, 13.58%)
- Nausea (10 people, 12.35%)
- Fall (10 people, 12.35%)
- Encephalopathy (10 people, 12.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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