Mirtakem

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Mirtakem Products

Mirtakem Products are primarily used for

About Mirtakem Products

Uses of Mirtakem Products

Mirtazapine is used in the treatment of depression.

Mirtakem Products side effects

Common

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

How Mirtakem Products work

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.

In Depth Information for Mirtakem Products

Expert advice for Mirtakem Products

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

Patient Concerns about Mirtakem Products

Frequently asked questions about Mirtakem Products

Frequently asked questions about Mirtazapine

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

Products for Mirtakem

Mirtakem 15mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
MRP
99.5
Not Available
Mirtakem 30mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
MRP
163
Not Available
Mirtakem 7.5mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
MRP
64.5
Not Available

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