MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet)

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mirtazipine 30mg tablets

why have i been subscribed mirtazipine 30mg tablets as a sleeping tablet
by anne quinn in united kingdom, 07/02/2009


i have been on these tablets since november for the last 2 weeks i have been feeling realy dizzy even feeling like iam going to pass out should i lower the dose i am on 30mg can u advise me what i can do to stop feling so dizzy  
by nicky in london, 01/13/2007

MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet) Drug and Prescription Information

MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet)

MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet) Medication Classification


MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet) Brandname

Remeron, Remeron Soltab

MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet) is used for the Treatment

Mirtazapine (mir-TAZ-a-peen) Treats depression.

When To Not Use MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to mirtazapine.

How Should You Use MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet)

Tablet, Dissolving Tablet

  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to take and how often. Do not take more medicine or take it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • Your doctor may tell you to take the medicine at bedtime, because mirtazapine can make you sleepy. You may take this medicine with or without food.
  • You may need to take this medicine for several weeks before you feel better.
  • Keep using this medicine for the full treatment time, even if you feel better.
  • If you are using the orally disintegrating tablet, make sure your hands are dry before handling the tablet. Place the tablet on your tongue as soon as you remove it from the blister pack. Do not keep a tablet after you have removed it from the blister pack. You do not have to drink water to swallow the medicine. Do not crush, split, or break the tablet.
  • Never share your medicine with anyone.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you miss a dose or forget to take your medicine, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Proper MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet) Storage

Store MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Tell your doctor if you have taken a type of medicine called an MAO inhibitor (such as Eldepryl®, Nardil®, Marplan®, or Parnate®) in the past two weeks. Taking these two medicines together or within 14 days of each other may cause dangerous side effects, or even death.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using medicine to treat high blood pressure.
  • Do not drink alcohol while you are taking this medicine.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are using any medicines that make you sleepy (such as sleeping pills, cold and allergy medicine, narcotic pain killers, or sedatives, especially Valium®).

MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet) Warnings

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have liver disease, kidney disease, high cholesterol, bipolar disorder (manic depression), seizures, or a history of heart attack, stroke, or heart disease.
  • This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy. Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert.
  • The orally disintegrating tablet contains phenylalanine. Tell your doctor if you have PKU (phenylketonuria) before taking the tablet.

MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Dark or amber-colored urine
  • Flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, sore throat)
  • Lightheadedness or fainting
  • Mouth sores
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth, thirst
  • Increased appetite, weight gain
  • Odd or unusual dreams or thoughts
  • Sleepiness

MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet) Ratings

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MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet)

Effectiveness: ***

Ease of Use: *

Overall Satisfaction: *****


Nitha, Nitha - 01/15/2014

Hey gorgeous,i know excatly how you feel!!! ive gone through this before and am now going through it again as dr. no ears doesnt want anything to do with me (because my health insurance doesnt cover his rehab hospital costs and therefore i cant complete HIS program), the pain specialist i was seeing and was treating me with the ketamine has backed away and the phycologist is threatening to back away if my surgeon continues to operate! For fucks sake, I have a mechanical problem causing the chronic pain which is (was) triggering acute pain. And these pain specialists dont treat acute chronic pain do they? they arnt going to continue to pick up the peices left by my surgeon. ill continue this rant in my own blog, but girl i feel what you are feeling. ive been through it before and am going through it again. They (the doctors) have no problems just dropping you, like you figure it out type of thing.I mentioned to my phyc about dr. no ears and why he's dropped me; phyc's response would you help someone if they couldnt afford it? My response: yes, if that person really needed it . Phyc: well unfortunatly thats not how the private system works! no shit dumbarse. Dr. No Ears is supposed to be the be all and end all doctor that you see when there is nobody else that can help. He's an arsehole 99% of the time. Word is (from my neuroligist) he only has a 40% success rate. probably because he drops patients like nobodys bussiness.Its unfortunate that ive been friends with Dr No Ears's daughter for quite sometime, but in that time, i know where he lives, i know ALL about his family, ive been drunk at his house several times. ive been in his pool, danced on his tennis court, and even on a drunken dare back in yr 11, pashed his daughter (haha). btw she's a bit of a slut.sorry to rant this but i hear ya loud and clear.**btw ive made a quick and hastey decision we should go live where there is better weather (colder the better) or simply go on holiday to NZ or even tasmania if we're desperate to lose the humitity in summer. Humitity and heat sucks. Friendship and compassion rock.hope this cheered you up a bit babe.xx jen xx

MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet)

Effectiveness: ****

Ease of Use: ****

Overall Satisfaction: ****


Nakiwarai@gmail.com, Orlando, FL - 07/31/2008

It has almost been two years since I started taking this medication. The positives are improved sleep, less anxiety, and almost a complete elimination of depression. The only negative is an increase weight. I have put on more than 20 lbs. in the past two years. Still, that's not an excessive amount of weight and is much better than the alternative.

MIRTAZAPINE (Oral) (Tablet)

Effectiveness: ***

Ease of Use: *****

Overall Satisfaction: **


Raja, Charlotte, NC - 03/10/2010

I haven't been taking this medication for very long, only about three days, so take that into consideration when reading this review. So far, I have not had any feelings of excessive hunger, which is a big plus. And I feel like I have been hypnotized, which I guess is a good thing. On the other hand, I have had to deal with some anxiety and irritability. The side effects aren't supposed to be as bad the longer you take it, so I'm not giving up on it yet.