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Mtz 15 mg Tablet

Shine Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Mtz 15 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Mtz 15 mg Tablet

We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Mtz Tablet

Uses of Mtz Tablet

Mtz 15 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression.

Mtz Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Mtz are Sleepiness, Dryness in mouth, Increased appetite, Headache, Weight gain.

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

How Mtz Tablet works

Mtz 15 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.

In Depth Information on Mtz Tablet

Expert advice for Mtz Tablet

  • Mtz 15 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 Mtz 15 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Mtz 15 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 Mtz 15 mg Tablet.
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Mtz Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Mtz Tablet
Mtz 15 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Mtz 15 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.
Mtz 15 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.
Mtz 15 mg Tablet can affect your concentration or alertness. This may impair your driving ability.
Mtz 15 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mtz 15 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Mtz 15 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mtz 15 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Mtz Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Mirtazapine

Q. Is Mtz an SSRI/ MAOI/opiate/ narcotic/ benzo/tricyclic antidepressant?
Mtz is a tetracyclic antidepressant. It is not SSRI/ MAOI/opiate/narcotic
Q. Is Mtz addictive?
No, Mtz is not addictive. Patient should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Mtz safe?
Mtz is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take Mtz forever?
No, patient should take Mtz 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 Mtz for sleep?
Mtz 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 Mtz cause weight gain/memory loss/ insomnia/ make you eat more/ make you constipated?
Mtz may cause these side effects. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms
Q. Does Mtz treat anxiety/lower seizure threshold?
Mtz may be used to treat anxiety but not to lower the seizure threshold. Care should be taken in patients with seizures
Q. Does Mtz contain benzodiazepine?
No, it does not contain benzodiazepine.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Mtz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Mtz with Phenytoin
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin
Mtz with Nitrazepam
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra
Mtz with Etizolam
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose
Mtz with Terbinafine
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Anibret, Tzorg
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide
Mtz with Clotrimazole
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Clotrim V, Clomax V7, Candinil, Decand V6, Fungnil V, Orecure F
Mtz with Carbamazepine
Mtz with Spiramycin
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin
Mtz with Diazepam
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol
Mtz with Lorazepam
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan, Urpam, Anxionil, Biokalm, Larosh, Loratranc, Loranxit, Larox, Agipam, Lorex, Loripam
Mtz with Atomoxetine
Medicines with composition Atomoxetine: Attera
Mtz with Voriconazole
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Vhope
Mtz with Clobazam
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure, Boze, Clobazed, Solzam, Clozop, Sloba, Clobakon, Oresta, Adinep, Clobakem, Bazzy, Kivizam, Clobanil
Mtz with Rifampicin
Mtz with Midazolam
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast
Mtz with Paroxetine
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil
Mtz with Fluoxetine
Medicines with composition Fluoxetine: Flotin, Fluxen, FT, Bydep, Afzot, Ulaxy, Flurix, Tune, Foxe, Fluxin, Deptol, Biodep, Flutex, Flumax, Cylenc F, Flunil, Fludac, Salidep

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