Mirtazapine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Mirtazapine?

(mir TAZ a peen)

• This medicine is used to treat depression.

• This medicine is used to treat post-traumatic stress disorder.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• If you have been taking this medicine for several weeks, talk with healthcare provider before stopping. You may want to gradually withdraw this medicine.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• If you have PKU, talk with healthcare provider. Some products do contain phenylalanine.

• Do not take St John's wort with this medicine. It may make this medicine less effective.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities until you see how this medicine affects you.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor) or other medicines and natural products that...

 
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