Mirtazapine common/infrequent and rare side effects/ withdrawals

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COMMON side effects: If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

-Constipation

-Dizziness

-Drowsiness

-Dry Mouth

-Generalized Weakness

-High Cholesterol

-Increased Hunger

-Weight Gain

INFREQUENT side effects: If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

-A High Alanine Transaminase Level

-A Skin Rash

-Agitation

-Confusion

-Diminished Movement

-Flu-Like Symptoms

-High Blood Pressure

-Hyperactive Behavior

-Mood Changes

-Trouble Breathing

-Visible Water Retention

-A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise

-An Increased Need To Urinate Often

-Anxious Feelings

-Backache

-Cough

-Decreased Appetite

-Excessive Thirst

-Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands

-Indifferent Behavior

-Inflammation Of The Tissue Lining The Sinuses

-Intense Abdominal Pain

-Itching

-Joint Pain

-Memory Loss

-Muscle Pain

-Muscle Tremors

-Muscle Weakness

-Nausea

-Nervousness

-Numbness

-Numbness And Tingling

-Orthostatic Hypotension, A Form Of Low Blood Pressure

-Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling

-Twitching

-Urinary Tract Infection

-Vomiting

-Widening Of Blood Vessels

RARE side effects:If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

-A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis

-A Feeling Of Restlessness With Inability To Sit Still

-A Form Of Mania That Has A Lower Severity Of Symptoms

-A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

-A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

-Abnormal Liver Function Tests

-Absence Of Menstrual Periods

-Delusions

-Depersonalization, A Disconnection Of One's Own Sense Of Reality Or Identity

-Disturbance In The Ability Of The Eye To Focus

-Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction

-Extrapyramidal Disease, A Type Of Movement Disorder

-Feelings Of Hostility

-Hallucinations

-Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters

-Irritability

-Kidney Stones

-Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood

-Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils

-Manic Behavior

-Pain With Menstruation

-Prolonged QT Interval On EKG

-Puffy Face From Water Retention

-Secondary Angle-Closure Glaucoma, A Type Of Eye Disorder

-Seizures

-Serotonin Syndrome, A Type Of Disorder With High Serotonin Levels

-Suicidal Thoughts

-The Inability To Have An Erection

-Torsades De Pointes, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm

-Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell

-If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

-A Distorted Sense Of Smell Called Parosmia

-A High Prolactin Level

-A Loss Of Taste

-Abnormal Dreams

-Aggressive Behavior

-Breast Fullness Due To Milk Production

-Sleepwalking

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    muscle pain, stomach cramps feeling my legs burning

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    i had flu like symptoms, breathlessness fir 4 months, malaise, muscle and joint pain and generally feeling terrible for 4 months, after only on mirt fir 3 weeks. went back on to lexaporo and am still extremely fatigued.

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  • Posted

    HI Yari,

    Thankfully I'm off Mirtazepine now and was only on it for about 4 -5 months.

    The side effects I had while on it were:

    Constipation

    -Dizziness

    -Drowsiness

    -Dry Mouth

    -Generalized Weakness

    -High Cholesterol

    -Increased Hunger (Craved BAD carbs)

    -Weight Gain (30 US Pounds)

    INFREQUENT side effects: If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

    -Confusion

    -Diminished Movement

    -Mood Changes

    -An Increased Need To Urinate Often

    -Backache

    -Excessive Thirst

    -Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands

    -Memory Loss

    -Muscle Pain

    -Muscle Tremors

    -Muscle Weakness

    RARE side effects:If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

    None of these that I know of.

    -If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

    -Abnormal Dreams

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    teeth sensation, dry mouth, chills, sinus issues, pain in feet, high blood pressure, tingling on the face, dry heaving, stomach issues, irritability, and feeling not normal.

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