Nausea, Nightmare, Nocturia (increased urge to urinate during the night), Excessive thirst, Abdominal pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Back pain, Carelessness, Chills, Confusion, Constipation, Convulsion, Decreased blood pressure, Decreased sexual function, Depersonalisation (feelings of being outside the body), Dizziness, Fainting on standing, Dizziness on standing, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Pain during periods, Shortness of breath, Excitement, Fever, Increased sensitivity to touch, Increased appetite, Mood changes, Mood swings, Mouth ulcer, Muscle pain, Rash, Sore throat, Swelling, Thought abnormality, Tremor, Trembling, Vertigo, Auditory hallucination, Visual hallucination, Vomiting, Weight loss, Weight gain
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. Is mirtazapine an SSRI/ MAOI/opiate/ narcotic/ benzo/tricyclic antidepressant?
Mirtazapine is a tetracyclic antidepressant. It is not SSRI/ MAOI/opiate/narcotic
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
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 mirtazapine for sleep?
Mirtazapine 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 mirtazapine cause weight gain/memory loss/ insomnia/ make you eat more/ make you constipated?
Mirtazapine may cause these side effects. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms
Q. Does mirtazapine treat anxiety/lower seizure threshold?
Mirtazapine may be used to treat anxiety but not to lower the seizure threshold. Care should be taken in patients with seizures
Q. Does mirtazapine contain benzodiazepine?
No, it does not contain benzodiazepine.