mirtazapine, Remeron, Soltab (cont.)

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PRESCRIBED FOR: Mirtazapine is used for the treatment of major depression. It is also used for treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder.

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects of mirtazapine include drowsiness,

Other important side effects that could potentially be serious include

WARNING: If antidepressants are discontinued abruptly, withdrawal symptoms such as dizziness, headache, nausea, and changes in mood may occur. Such symptoms may occur when even a few doses of antidepressant are missed. Therefore, it is recommended that the dose of antidepressant be reduced gradually when therapy is discontinued.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/11/2014

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