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Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD


Overview

Uses of Mirtaz Tablet MD

Mirtaz Tablet MD side effects

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

How to use Mirtaz Tablet MD

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Mirtaz Tablet MD works

Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD 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.

Mirtaz Tablet MD related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
The baby should be monitored for behavioral side effects and adequate growth.
Driving
UNSAFE
Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD can affect your concentration or alertness. This may impair your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD
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Expert Advice

  • Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD 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 Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD, 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 Mirtaz 15 mg Tablet MD.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mirtaz

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Sir iam suffering from depression and insomania i am not comleting my night sleep this effect my hair my hairs are falling
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
Get thyroid and b12 tested Tab Mirtaz. 7.5 mg at nite daily
Sir namaste.due to business problems I get depression.i met psychiatrist and used medicine for years.last I used mirtaz 30.now I stopped mirtaz and using alprox 0.25.from six months . depression symptoms I have till today.but not equal to first I was.when iam in sleep all of my problems running in my mind? let me know it is ok or to change medicine?I u sed medicine for four years.Just I want to sleep well at night?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Depressive disorder is a neurochemical disorder and mirtazepine improves that imbalance. If you continue to have depressive symptoms and disturbance in sleep, you should take antidepressants and not sleeping pills. Like any chronic illness, depression tends to re occur and needs regular management
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FAQs

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

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

Q. Is Mirtaz addictive?

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

Q. Is Mirtaz safe?

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

Q. Can I take Mirtaz forever?

No, patient should take Mirtaz 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 Mirtaz for sleep?

Mirtaz 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 Mirtaz cause weight gain/memory loss/ insomnia/ make you eat more/ make you constipated?

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

Q. Does Mirtaz treat anxiety/lower seizure threshold?

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

Q. Does Mirtaz contain benzodiazepine?

No, it does not contain benzodiazepine.

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