Mirtazapine is approved for the treatment of mild to severe depression.
It is also used to treat Panic Disorder, anxiety, OCD, PTSD and hives.
We have added some references and sources of further information at the end of this leaflet.
Antidepressants are drugs that relieve the symptoms of depression.
This leaflet is for anyone who wants to know more about antidepressants.
It discusses how they work, why they are prescribed, their effects and side-effects, and alternative treatments.
The dose can be slowly increased to a maximum of 45 mg/day.
Mirtazapine is available as a dissolving tablet and can be taken without food or water.
Listed below are the side effects you might experience with the different types of antidepressant: During the first couple of weeks of taking them, you may feel sick and more anxious.
Antidepressants are medications used to treat depression.
There are a variety of medications that can be used to treat depression.
Despite our ambivalence, sales of psychiatric drugs amounted to more than seventy billion dollars in 2010. In the past few years, one pharmaceutical giant after another—Glaxo Smith Kline, Astra Zeneca, Novartis, Pfizer, Merck, Sanofi—has shrunk or shuttered its neuroscience research facilities.
They have become yet another commodity that consumers have learned to live with or even enjoy, like S. Clinical trials have been halted, lines of research abandoned, and the new drug pipeline has been allowed to run dry.