Mirtakem 15mg Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Mirtakem 15mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Mirtakem Tablet

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Uses of Mirtakem Tablet

Mirtakem 15mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression.
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Side effects of Mirtakem Tablet

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Sleepiness, Dry mouth, Increased appetite, Headache, Weight gain.

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How to use Mirtakem 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Mirtakem 15mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Mirtakem Tablet works

Mirtakem 15mg 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.

In Depth Information on Mirtakem Tablet

Expert advice for Mirtakem Tablet

  • Mirtakem 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 Mirtakem, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Mirtakem, 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 Mirtakem.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Mirtakem 15mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Mirtakem 15mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mirtakem 15mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Mirtakem 15mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby should be monitored for behavioral side effects and adequate growth.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Mirtakem 15mg Tablet can affect your concentration or alertness. This may impair your driving ability.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Mirtakem 15mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mirtakem 15mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Mirtakem 15mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mirtakem 15mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Mirtakem 15mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Mirtazapine

Mirtakem is a tetracyclic antidepressant. It is not SSRI/ MAOI/opiate/narcotic
No, Mirtakem is not addictive. Patient should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Mirtakem is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
No, patient should take Mirtakem 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
Mirtakem 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
Mirtakem may cause these side effects. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms
Mirtakem may be used to treat anxiety but not to lower the seizure threshold. Care should be taken in patients with seizures
No, it does not contain benzodiazepine.
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