Mirtakem 30 mg Tablet


Uses of Mirtakem Tablet

Mirtakem 30 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression.

Mirtakem Tablet side effects

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

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. Mirtakem 30 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Mirtakem Tablet works

Mirtakem 30 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.

Mirtakem Tablet related warnings

Mirtakem 30 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Mirtakem 30 mg 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.
Mirtakem 30 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Mirtakem 30 mg Tablet can affect your concentration or alertness. This may impair your driving ability.
Mirtakem 30 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mirtakem 30 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Mirtakem 30 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mirtakem 30 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Mirtakem 30 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 Mirtakem 30 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Mirtakem 30 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 Mirtakem 30 mg Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Mirtakem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Eurolam
Brand(s): Shinosun
Brand(s): Stoin
Brand(s): Fungis
Brand(s): Psycopan
Brand(s): Risure
Brand(s): Zuroxy
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
Brand(s): Panik
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mirtakem

I am using nexito forte and mirtakem 15 mg since last 5 years as I am not able to go to sound sleep without a day off without these medicines. Along with these doctor had also prescribed 1.tinep forte and 2.nexipride25 as well that I used to take at noon. But due to high budget expenses I stopped taking the later two. I don't find any difference after stopping the later two. So will it be harmful if I don't take the later two and how long should I continue with the first two medicines as I am not able to take sound sleep if miss it for a day. Should it be advisable to reduce the powers of the medicines I take at night. As a day off with the medicines at night has made me psychologically think of missing the medicines might not let me go to deep sleep and it sticks in my mind as a result I am unable to sleep with deep. Please suggest me how to coupe up with this problem.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Based in your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. To take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.Medicines always need to be tapered of gradually. Nexito forte has clonazepam which needs to be stopped , followed by gradual reduction of escitalopram .
sir, my self im very depressing while comparing me to others& i dont talk to much bcoz i feel im not in level to talk with them & feel me about myself everyday about my negetativity.this type thinking stressess me very much how can i come from this type of stress?? i feel this is b.coz my weight & height at the age of 21 im right sir??
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
If you let your confidence down, you will develop helplessness ehic leads to depression. Instead of worrying about your weight, take action. Seek professional help. If you feel unmotivated, meet a psychiatrist, its neither too early nor too late for professional advice.
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User Feedback


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

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

Q. Is Mirtakem addictive?

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

Q. Is Mirtakem safe?

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

Q. Can I take Mirtakem forever?

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

Q. Can you take Mirtakem for sleep?

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

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

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

Q. Does Mirtakem treat anxiety/lower seizure threshold?

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

Q. Does Mirtakem contain benzodiazepine?

No, it does not contain benzodiazepine.

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Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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