Mirtazapine and Paralysis - from FDA reports


Paralysis 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 Diazepam, and have Psychotic disorder. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 36,530 people who have side effects when taking Mirtazapine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 22, 2018

36,530 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirtazapine.
Among them, 87 people (0.24%) have Paralysis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirtazapine cause Paralysis?

Time on Mirtazapine when people have Paralysis *:

Gender of people who have Paralysis when taking Mirtazapine *:

  • female: 82.35 %
  • male: 17.65 %

Age of people who have Paralysis when taking Mirtazapine *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Sedation: 29 people, 33.33%
  2. Psychotic Disorder: 29 people, 33.33%
  3. Analgesic Therapy: 26 people, 29.89%
  4. Extrapyramidal Disorder (involuntary muscle spasms in the face and neck): 26 people, 29.89%
  5. Neck Pain: 22 people, 25.29%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Diazepam: 33 people, 37.93%
  2. Lorazepam: 29 people, 33.33%
  3. Clonazepam: 29 people, 33.33%
  4. Omeprazole: 28 people, 32.18%
  5. Codeine Sulfate: 14 people, 16.09%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fever: 51 people, 58.62%
  2. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (a life-threatening neurological disorder most often caused by an adverse reaction to neuroleptic or antipsychotic agents): 44 people, 50.57%
  3. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat): 44 people, 50.57%
  4. Swelling Face: 43 people, 49.43%
  5. Muscle Rigidity (muscle stiffness): 41 people, 47.13%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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