Mtz 15 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Mtz Tablet

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

Mtz Tablet side effects

Common
  • 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.

Mtz Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Mtz 15 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Mtz 15 mg Tablet can affect your concentration or alertness. This may impair your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
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.
Liver
CAUTION
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.

Alternate Brands

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Mtz 15 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mtz

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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
Psychiatrist
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.
Sir i m suffering from mindly disturbance last 8 days because i have fail in love . Now i dont get to sleep. Only 2-3 hrs sleeping please help me. Im in more depression
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Physiotherapist
Think one mantra ,,,,,duniya jaye bhad me ,,,,, if u don't you takes always on medicine plz ignore all your memories with your ex And deleted
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FAQs

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.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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