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Miraz 2 mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Manufacturer
SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Miraz Tablet

Miraz Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Increased appetite
  • Headache
  • Weight gain

How to use Miraz Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Miraz 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Miraz Tablet works

Miraz 2 mg Tablet is an antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers (serotonin and noradrenaline), natural substances in the brain that help maintain mental balance.

Miraz Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Miraz 2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Miraz 2 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Miraz 2 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
The baby should be monitored for behavioral side effects and adequate growth.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Miraz 2 mg Tablet can affect your concentration or alertness. This may impair your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Miraz 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Miraz 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Miraz 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Miraz 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Miraz 2 mg Tablet starts to work more quickly than other antidepressants.
  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Miraz 2 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Miraz 2 mg Tablet, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks. You should not discontinue it abruptly.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you develop a sore throat or fever or stomatitis during treatment with Miraz 2 mg Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Miraz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Miraz

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I am not addicted to anything. I suffer from depression, sorrow, mentally sad, premature ejaculation. I am prescribed Bupron XL150 once daily. Will it work? Should I need counselling?My wife 30 years of age has been taking Nexito Plus for 1 year. She lacks sexual interest. Now she is prescribed Mirtaz7.5 which is not suiting her at all. She is also mentally sad & depressed. I have sexual desire. But I ejaculate quickly. I'm taking Tentex Royal once daily. Does she need to take anything to boost up sexual desire? Taking Miraz 7.5 she is too sleepy & drowsy. Now she is not taking anything.
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
Premature ejaculation it is mostly psychological first u try to divert ur self in between while having sex If u r there to cum then sqeeze ur glans in between ur thumb and index finger u can also use local anaethetic jelly but then its better to use condom with that finally there are a few medicines available which will increase ur timing Consult andrologist nearby for prescription.For ur wife consult gynecologist
Chronic Depression insomnia laziness . On drugs since1976 tried all SSRI SNRI and others.currently on duwanta 60 .larpose 2mg and mirnite7.5mg. Feel like dreamy.pl.Help
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
Maybe you need alteration in your dose. please consult your doctor
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FAQs

Q. Is Miraz an SSRI/ MAOI/opiate/ narcotic/ benzo/tricyclic antidepressant?

Miraz is a tetracyclic antidepressant. It is not SSRI/ MAOI/opiate/narcotic

Q. Is Miraz addictive?

No, Miraz is not addictive. Patient should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Is Miraz safe?

Miraz is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Can I take Miraz forever?

No, patient should take Miraz for the given duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Can I take mirtazapine for sleep with citalopram?

No, Patient should not take mirtazapine with citalopram because it may cause serious side effects. Always consult your doctor regarding its use

Q. Can you take Miraz for sleep?

Miraz is specifically used to treat major depressive disorder. Patient should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Can I take mirtazapine with sertraline/ citalopram/ fluoxetine/ antibiotics/ zopiclone/ amitryptline/ tramadol/ diazepam/ ambien/ Xanax?

Taking other medicines may alter the effects of mirtazapine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does Miraz cause weight gain/memory loss/ insomnia/ make you eat more/ make you constipated?

Miraz may cause these side effects. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms

Q. Does Miraz treat anxiety/lower seizure threshold?

Miraz may be used to treat anxiety but not to lower the seizure threshold. Care should be taken in patients with seizures

Q. Does Miraz contain benzodiazepine?

No, it does not contain benzodiazepine.

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