Mirtazapine is an antidepressant. It affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with depression.
Mirtazapine is used to treat major depressive disorder.
Mirtazapine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Commonly reported side effects of mirtazapine include severe sedation, increased serum cholesterol, drowsiness, constipation, weight gain, insomnia, fatigue, increased appetite, xerostomia, and decreased appetite. Other side effects include increased serum triglycerides, dizziness, tremor, hot flash, palpitations, dyspepsia, vertigo, abnormal dreams, decreased libido, diaphoresis, and bitter taste. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
Mirtazapine (oral tablet, oral tablet, disintegrating) Please confirm that the medication forms on the dosage document(s) above are relevant for the specific drug you are interested in.