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Mirtaz 30 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Mirtaz Tablet

Mirtaz Tablet side effects

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

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

How Mirtaz Tablet works

Mirtaz 30 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.

Mirtaz Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Mirtaz 30 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mirtaz 30 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
Mirtaz 30 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.
Mirtaz 30 Tablet can affect your concentration or alertness. This may impair your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mirtaz 30 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mirtaz 30 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Mirtaz 30 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mirtaz 30 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

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

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
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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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
i am suffering from lsmonia from last twenty five years.i contacted so many doctors. last 9 months i am using mirtaz 30 mg night and fludac 20 mg morning .now seems better by 60 percent. Please guide me
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Insomnia is usually the result of an underlying psychological issue. Medicines prescribed treat depression which is one of common causes of disturbed sleep. You may go through following link for more detail- http://drjyotikapoor.com/2015/01/26/sleep-disorders/
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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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