Information about Mirtazapine

Mirtazapine Uses

Mirtazapine is used in the treatment of depression.

How Mirtazapine works

Mirtazapine 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.

Common side effects of Mirtazapine

Sleepiness, Increased appetite, Weight gain, Dizziness
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Expert advice for Mirtazapine

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

Frequently asked questions for Mirtazapine


Q. Is Mirtazapine addictive?

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

Q. Is Mirtazapine safe?

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

Q. Can I take Mirtazapine forever?

No, patient should take Mirtazapine for the given duration as advised by your doctor


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