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Mirnite 30mg Tab

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Medical Description

Mirnite Tab is a prescription medicine used to treat major depressive disorder. It contains Mirtazapine which belongs to the class of medicines known as antidepressants. Consume the tablet at the ...
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ContainsMirtazapine(30.0 Mg)
UsesMajor Depressive Disorder
Side effectsDrowsiness, Weight gain, Increase in appetite, Xerostomia, Increase in blood cholesterol levels, Constipation, Abnormal dreams, Tremor, Orthostatic hypotension (decrease in blood pressure on standing up)
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Mirnite 30 MG

  • Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder

Contraindications of Mirnite 30 MG

  • If you are allergic or hypersensitive to Mirtazapine or any other component of Mirnite Tab.
  • If you are on intravenous medications like methylene blue or linezolid.
  • If you have been on monoamine oxidase inhibitor medication like Selegiline in the last 14 days.
  • If you are having suicidal thoughts or behaviour.
  • If you have diabetes mellitus.
  • If you have low blood pressure.
  • If you have problems passing urine.
  • If you have glaucoma - a condition of increase in pressure inside the eyeball.

Side effects of Mirnite 30 MG

  • Dry mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Increased appetite
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Urinary frequency
  • Back pain
  • Orthostatic hypotension (decrease in blood pressure on standing up)

Precautions and Warnings of Mirnite 30 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Mirnite Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Mirnite Tab contains Mirtazapine that belongs to the ‘Class C’ medicines. Therefore, Mirnite Tab should not be used during pregnancy unless clearly indicated following a careful clinical risk/benefit consideration. Consult your physician if you want to get pregnant while taking this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Mirnite Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Mirnite Tab contains Mirtazapine that gets transferred via breast milk to the baby. Consult your physician if you are on a Mirnite tablet and you need to breastfeed your baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Mirnite Tab?
A:
Mirnite Tab may moderately impair alertness and concentration, drowsiness, dizziness, slow reflexes, and blurred or double vision, especially at the beginning of treatment. Avoid driving while taking Mirnite Tab.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Mirnite Tab?
A:
No, you should not consume alcohol when you are on treatment with Mirnite Tab. It can interfere with the effects of Mirnite Tab and cause exaggerated side effects causing excessive drowsiness, blurred vision, restlessness and muscle rigidity.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver-related issues.
  • You are an older person. You could be more sensitive to the side effects of antidepressants.
  • Your test reports show low white blood cell counts.
  • You have kidney-related issues.
  • You have a history of seizures.
  • You have low sodium levels in your blood (Hyponatraemia).
  • You have depression. You have bipolar disorder (manic depression).
  • You have certain heart conditions that can affect your heart rhythms, such as a recent heart attack or heart failure, or you're taking certain medications that affect it.
  • You have low blood pressure.
  • You have diabetes (you may need to adjust your insulin dose or other antidiabetic medicines).

Mode of Action of Mirnite 30 MG

How Does It Work?

Mirnite Tab contains Mirtazapine, which belongs to the class of antidepressants. It increases the release of two chemicals in the brain called serotonin and norepinephrine. These chemicals are respons...
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Directions for Use of Mirnite 30 MG

  • Mirnite Tab should be used as advised by your doctor.
  • Mirnite Tabb can be taken with or without food.
  • The tablet should be swallowed whole along with a glass of water.
  • You should not break or chew a Mirnite Tab.
  • Mirnite Tab should be taken at a fixed time every day to maintain a constant level of medicine in the body and achieve the desired clinical effect.

Interactions of Mirnite 30 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Anti-anxiety medicines like Alprazolamincreasee side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty concentrating, and confusion).
  • Opioid pain medicines like Codeineincreases the risk of serotonin syndrome - high serotonin levels in the body resulting in symptoms such as confusion, hallucinations, seizures, extreme changes in blo...
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  • Migraine medicines like Zolmitriptan, Sumatriptan increases the risk of serotonin syndrome.
  • Medicines for mood and thought disorders like lithium increase side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty concentrating, and confusion.
  • Antidepressants like Amitriptyline, Desipramine, Doxepin, Amoxapine, Clomipramine increase the risk of serotonin syndrome.
  • Blood thinners/Antiplatelet agents like Warfarin and Aspirin increase bleeding risk.
  • Antiviral medicines used to treat HIV/AIDs like Nelfinavir, Ritonavir, Saquinavir, Indinavir increase the side effects like dizziness, restlessness, confusion, difficulty concentrating, dry mouth, con...
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  • Antacids like cimetidine - increase the side effects like dizziness, difficulty concentrating, dry mouth, constipation, low blood pressure, and heart rhythm abnormalities.
  • Seizure medicines like Phenytoin, Carbamazepine - may reduce the blood levels of Mirnite Tab, which may make the medication less effective.
  • Antifungals like ketoconazole & itraconazole - may increase the blood levels of Mirnite Tab in some patients.
  • Antibiotics like clarithromycin - may increase the blood levels of Mirnite Tab.
  • Anti Tuberculosis medicine like Rifampicin - may reduce the blood levels of Mirnite Tab, which may make the medication less effective.

Interactions with food items

  • There are no known interactions of Mirnite Tab with food.

Storage and disposal of Mirnite 30 MG

Store Mirnite Tab in a cool and dry place. Keep it away from direct sunlight and humid conditions. Keep Mirnite Tab away from the reach of children and pets. Dispose of the unused medicine caref...
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Dosage of Mirnite 30 MG

Overdose

The symptoms of a possible overdose can include breathlessness, severe dizziness, irregular heart rhythm or fainting, which can be symptoms of a life-ending condition known as Torsade de Pointes. I...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of the Mirnite Tab, try to take the missed dose immediately. But, when it's already time to take the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next one. Do not take both d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Mirnite Tab be used for children?

A: Mirnite Tab should not be used for children and adolescents under 18 years. Patients under 18 have an increased risk of side effects such as suicide attempts, suicidal thoughts and hostility (predominantly aggression, oppositional behaviour and anger).

Q: Will I be addicted to Mirnite Tab?

A: Mirnite Tab is not a habit-forming medicine. So, it is unlikely that you may be addicted to this medicine. If you find yourself addicted to the Mirnite Tab, consult your doctor.

Q: I am a diabetic patient. Can I take Mirnite Tab?

A: Consult your doctor before taking Mirnite Tab if you have diabetes as it might fluctuate blood glucose levels. Regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is advised if you take Mirnite Tab. Talk to your doctor if you experience fluctuations in blood sugar levels after starting this medicine.

Q: I am a patient with liver disease. Should I take Mirnite Tab?

A: You should be cautious while using Mirnite Tab. Consult your doctor before starting on Mirnite Tab. Your doctor would decide dosage adjustments. Regular monitoring of liver health with the help of LFT(liver function tests) is also recommended from time to time to avoid chances of any injury to the liver.

Q: How much time may it take to notice the effects of Mirnite Tab?

A: It can take about 1-4 weeks before you notice the effects of Mirnite Tab.
Product Details
Brand
MIRNITE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
26/08/2022
Last Updated on: 17 Mar 2022 | 09:28 AM (IST)
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