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Mirdep 15mg Tablets

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Mirdep 15 MG Description

Mirdep 15 mg tablet is a prescription medication that belongs to a group of medicines known as antidepressants. The active ingredient of Mirdep 15 mg is mirtazapine present in the strength of 15 mg in...
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ContainsMirtazapine(15.0 Mg)
UsesClinical depression, OCD and anxiety disorder
Side effectsSleepiness, Headache, Weight gain, Increased appetite, Dryness of mouth, Uncontrolled muscle movements, Mood swings
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Mirdep 15 MG

  • Mirdep 15 mg tablets are used in the treatment of the following:
  • Clinical depression
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Anxiety disorder

Contraindications of Mirdep 15 MG

  • Do not take Mirdep 15 mg tablets or use with caution:
  • If you are hypersensitive or allergic to Mirtazapine or other antidepressants and other inactive substances present in the medication
  • If you take medications belonging to the group of monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI). There should be a time gap of 14 days between your last dosage of MAOIs and this medication

Side effects of Mirdep 15 MG

  • Mirdep 15 mg tablets have the following side effects:
  • Uncontrolled muscle movements
  • Swelling of eyelids or face
  • Mood swings
  • Abnormal thinking
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Change in libido
  • Fever with chills
  • Weight gain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Increased frequency of urination
  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Dizziness
  • Abnormal dreams

Precautions and Warnings of Mirdep 15 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Mirdep 15 mg during pregnancy?
A:
Taking Mirdep 15 mg tablets during pregnancy is not advised. You must consult with your doctor before taking this medicine. Always inform your doctor about your pregnancy or intention to conceive.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Mirdep 15 mg while breastfeeding?
A:
No. Mirdep 15 mg tablets are not recommended for nursing mothers. Limited studies indicate that small amounts of Mirdep 15 mg tablets may pass into breast milk. Always consult your doctor if you wish to take a Mirdep 15 mg tablet while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Mirdep 15 mg?
A:
No. Mirdep 15 mg tablets can cause adverse side effects that hamper your driving ability. These side effects include having blurred vision, experiencing confusion, or having bouts of dizziness. Avoid driving if you experience any of these symptoms; wait for them to pass. Ideally, after taking your medicine, wait for a couple of hours before driving. The same caution should be exercised in the case of operating heavy machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Mirdep 15 mg?
A:
Consuming alcohol with a Mirdep 15 mg tablet is not advised. Mixing alcohol with Mirdep 15 mg tablets can lead to adverse reactions such as fever, nausea, fatigue, upset stomach, and dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have Pheochromocytoma, a tumour of adrenal glands, since it can increase the risk of developing side effects.
  • You have allergic reactions such as rashes, swelling, severe dizziness, or difficulty breathing after taking this medicine.
  • You have a history of seizure disorders. Mirdep 15 mg tablets can increase the risk of recurrent seizures. This medicine should be immediately stopped if you develop seizures or notice an increase in ...
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  • You have narrow-angle glaucoma, a condition in which the iris of the eye bulges forward and narrows the drainage angle. Mirdep 15 mg can worsen the condition.
  • You have a history of serotonin syndrome that causes hallucinations, seizures, fever, excessive sweating, shivering, increased heart rate, changes in blood pressure etc.
  • You have suicidal thoughts or experience a behaviour change. Any unusual symptoms or changes in behaviour should be reported to the doctor immediately.
  • You want to discontinue the medicine. Suddenly stopping Mirdep 15 mg tablets may cause withdrawal symptoms, more so if the medicine has been used for a long time.

Mode of Action of Mirdep 15 MG

How Does It Work?

Mirdep 15 mg belongs to a class of medications known as antidepressants and contains mirtazapine as its active ingredient. It works by increasing the levels of certain chemical messengers in the brain...
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Directions for Use of Mirdep 15 MG

  • Take Mirdep 15 mg tablets as directed by the doctor.
  • Take the pill at the same time every day to ensure that a constant level of medication is maintained in the blood.
  • Swallow the pill whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not break, crush or chew the tablet; this can reduce its efficacy.
  • Take Mirdep 15 mg tablets with or without food.
  • Do not take more medicine than what your doctor has recommended. Consult your doctor if you feel that your prescribed dosage is not working.
  • Do not stop taking medicine without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Mirdep 15 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Mirdep 15 mg tablets can interact with many medicines and cause adverse side effects. It is advised to inform the doctor of all medication being taken so they can be checked for possible interaction i...
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  • Amitriptyline (medication to treat mood disorders such as depression) increases the risk of serotonin syndrome that can cause hallucinations, seizures, fever, excessive sweating, etc.
  • Cisapride (medication to treat heartburn in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD) - increases the risk of irregular heart rhythm that can be life-threatening
  • Fluoxetine (medicine to treat depression, panic or anxiety) increases the risk of serotonin syndrome that can cause hallucinations, seizures, fever, excessive sweating, etc.
  • Linezolid (medication to treat infections such as pneumonia) increases the risk of serotonin syndrome that can cause hallucinations, seizures, fever, excessive sweating, etc.
  • Mifepristone (medication to medically terminate pregnancy) increases the risk of irregular heart rhythm that can be life-threatening.
  • Moxifloxacin (medication to treat bacterial infections of the body) increases the risk of irregular heart rhythm that can be life-threatening.
  • Ondansetron (medication to prevent nausea and vomiting) increases the risk of serotonin syndrome that can cause hallucinations, seizures, fever, excessive sweating, etc.
  • Tramadol (medication to treat pain) increases the risk of serotonin syndrome that can cause hallucinations, seizures, fever, excessive sweating, etc.
  • Quinidine (medication to treat certain types of irregular heartbeats) increases the risk of irregular heart rhythm that can be life-threatening.
  • Selegiline (medication to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease) increases the risk of serotonin syndrome that can cause hallucinations, seizures, fever, excessive sweating, etc.
  • 5-Hydroxytryptophan (medication to treat depression) increases the risk of serotonin syndrome that can cause hallucinations, seizures, fever, excessive sweating, etc.

Interactions with food items

  • Food does not influence the effect of Mirdep 15 mg. So, a regular diet can be continued unless advised otherwise by the doctor. Additionally, inform the doctor about any supplements or herbal drinks y...
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Storage and disposal of Mirdep 15 MG

Store Mirdep 15 mg tablets at room temperature in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight. Keep the tablets out of reach of children and pets. Store the medicine in its original packaging. Do no...
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Dosage of Mirdep 15 MG

Overdose

Mirdep 15 mg tablet overdose can cause adverse reactions like nausea, vomiting, dizziness, tremors, etc. If you overdose on Mirdep 15 mg tablets and experience any of these symptoms, immediately seek ...
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Missed a Dose

There is no need to panic if you forget to take a dose of Mirdep 15 mg tablets. Consult your doctor about the missed dosage or read the information leaflet provided with the medicine to learn more. ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr Tanya Prasad

BDS, MDS in Orthodontics

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Mirdep 15 mg tablets be used in persons with kidney diseases?

A: People with kidney diseases should use this medication with caution. The doctor can make dose adjustments based on the clinical conditions of the affected person.

Q: Is Mirdep 15 mg tablet a habit-forming medicine?

A: No. Mirdep 15 mg tablets are not habit-forming in nature. However, you should not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q: Can Mirdep 15 mg tablets be used in persons with liver disease?

A: People with liver disease should exercise caution when using Mirdep 15 mg tablets. Your healthcare provider will adjust the dosage of this medicine based on your signs and symptoms.
Product Details
Brand
MIRDEP
Expires on or After
24/09/2022

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Last Updated on: 15 Apr 2022 | 05:38 PM (IST)

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