Mitpin 15mg Tablets
Mitpin 15 MG Description
Mitpin tablet is an antidepressant prescription medication used to manage the symptoms of all types of depression. Symptoms of major depressive disorder in adults include restlessness, tension, anxie
ty, irritability, loss of interest. The active ingredient in Mitpin 15 mg tablets is Mirtazapine. The mode of action of Mitpin 15 mg tablets is by stabilising the levels of specific chemical messengers in the brain to manage mood changes and improve behaviour. When used in reasonable amounts, this medicine does not cause addiction. However, there may be physical dependency (symptoms occur when the medicine is not taken) in people using Mitpin tablets for a long time. Mirtazapine medication is not approved for use in children. There are a few side effects of Mitpin tablets, such as sleeplessness, constipation, low sexual desire, etc. Typically these side effects do not require medical attention. Nevertheless, if they persist, it is advised to consult a doctor. The dosage of Mitpin tablets should be carefully monitored. These tablets should be used with caution as they tend to cause mood changes and suicidal thoughts. Sudden stoppage of this medicine can cause withdrawal symptoms like irritation, sweating, low heart rate, vomiting, etc.
|You Save||₹13.50 (15% on MRP)|
|Uses||All types of depression|
|Side effects||Changes in appetite or weight, Weakness or tiredness, Feeling unsteady when walking, Decreased ability to concentrate or remember things, Changes in sexual desire or ability, Uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body|
Uses of Mitpin 15 MG
- As per CDSCO and USFDA, Mitpin tablets are antidepressant medicines used to manage symptoms of all types of depression.
Contraindications of Mitpin 15 MG
- Do not take Mitpin tablets or use caution:
- If you have a known allergy to any component of this tablet
- If you have taken other antidepressants, such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), in the last 14 days; it can cause severe adverse effects
- If you have self-harming or suicidal thoughts
- If you have low sodium levels (hyponatremia)
- If you have acute mania and are diagnosed with bipolar disorder
- If you have severe renal or liver impairment
- If you have a severe heart illness such as a recent heart attack, heart rhythm problem such as long QT syndrome.
- If you have agranulocytosis (low white blood cells); this medicine can increase the chance of infection
- If you are diagnosed with angle-closure glaucoma (an eye condition associated with an increase in fluid pressure in the eye); this medicine worsens the condition
- If you have uncontrolled hypertension
- If you have a history of seizure disorder
Side effects of Mitpin 15 MG
- Side effects of Mitpin tablets include:
- Changes in appetite or weight
- Weakness or tiredness
- Dizziness or lightheadedness
- Decreased ability to concentrate or remember things
- Dry mouth
- Changes in sexual desire or ability
Precautions and Warnings of Mitpin 15 MG
Other General Warnings
- You are over 65 years; slow metabolism in older persons increases the risk of side effects of Mitpin tablets.
- You take herbal or Ayurvedic products or supplements; some of these can cause adverse effects when combined with Mitpin tablets.
- You have mood changes or thoughts of self-harming. Seek medical help immediately.
- You have a planned surgery or dental procedure.
- You have high blood pressure.
- You have heart, liver, or kidney disease.
- You use medicines that increase serotonin levels.
Mode of Action of Mitpin 15 MG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Mitpin 15 MG
- Take Mitpin tablets exactly in the prescribed dose and the duration.
- Do not increase the dose of Mitpin tablets, even if you do not notice its effects.
- Try to swallow the whole pill with a glass of water; do not break or chew it.
- You can take Mitpin tablets with or without food.
- Do not use this medicine if its packaging is already open or damaged.
- Do not abruptly stop taking Mitpin tablets as this can cause side effects.
- Avoid taking it with other medication without informing your doctor.
Interactions of Mitpin 15 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Taking Mitpin tablets along with other antidepressant medications such as linezolid, diazepam, fluoxetine, etc., can cause severe reactions.
- Using high doses of opioid painkillers, such as tramadol, with Mitpin tablets can cause extreme drowsiness and other side effects.
- Combining Mitpin tablets with blood thinners like aspirin, warfarin, etc., can increase the risk of abnormal bleeding. Monitor INR (test for bleeding) while using them.
- Inform your doctor if you are using certain antibiotics, HIV medicines, etc., before starting your Mitpin regime.
- Cimetidine can increase the levels of Mitpin tablets and cause side effects.
- Mitpin tablets can interact with many other medicines. Inform your doctor of all current treatments and medication before taking Mitpin tablets.
Interactions with food items
- Avoid grapefruit and its juice as they can increase the levels of this medicine in the body and cause side effects.
- Avoid excessive coffee or caffeine-related products and drinks. They can interfere with this medicine's effects and increase serotonin levels in the body, leading to severe side effects.
Storage and disposal of Mitpin 15 MG
Dosage of Mitpin 15 MG
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Will Mitpin tablets cause dependency issues if I use them daily?
Q: Can I take Mitpin tablets without food?
Q: Are Mitpin tablets safe for children?
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