Mirtazapine Oral Tablet 15Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Mirtazapine: Oral tablet (15mg)

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Mirtazapine 15mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 9 3  |  7206
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Mirtazapine 15mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M 515 
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Mirtazapine 15mg Tab
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: WPI  |  11 17
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Mirtazapine 15mg Tab
Aurolife Pharma, LLC an Aurobindo Company
Pill Identification: A  |  0 8
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Mirtazapine 15mg Tab
Greenstone Ltd
Pill Identification: A  |  0 8

What is this Medicine?

MIRTAZAPINE (mir TAZ a peen) is used to treat depression.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Mirtazapine: Oral tablet(15mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Mirtazapine 15mg Tablet

NDC: 000937206
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Depression

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pruritus, Tremor, Benign Familial Tremor

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Mirtazapine 15mg Tablet
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Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 9 3  |  7206
Shape: round
Color: yellow

Reported Side Effects for Mirtazapine 15mg Tablet

Convulsions Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inceased Urination Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Collapsed Lung Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Dandruff Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Serotonin Syndrome Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Blockage Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Ulcer Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Urinary Urgency Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tongue Discoloration Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot In Lung Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fast Eye Movements Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Parosmia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Pancytopenia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Sores Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Muscle Twitches Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Paralysis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heavy Menstrual Period Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Lymphocytes Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Vocal Cords Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Muscle Tone Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hiccups Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ejaculation Dysfunction Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Red Spotted Rash Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Double Vision Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritated Blood Vessels Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Liver Disease Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Increase In Breast Size Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Broken Bones Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Lack Of Oxygen Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Unable To Speak Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Restlessness Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tendon Rupture Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Yeast Infection Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Thyroid Gland Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gout Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heart Failure Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Withdrawal Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Extra Saliva Production Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bone Pain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sodium Levels Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Eyes Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Diabetes Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Underactive Thyroid Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bladder Infection Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dysarthria Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cholecystitis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Dyskinesia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dystonic Reaction Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chills Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dehydration Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Delirium Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Acne Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paranoia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ear Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hair Loss Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
No Menstrual Periods Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Increased Sexual Desire Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Discharge Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Overactive Reflexes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperacusis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hostility Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Deafness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hallucinations Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Tongue Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Elated Mood Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Belching Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Emotional Lability Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Kidney Stones Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Migraine Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Eye Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Breast Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Mania Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Eye Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Uncontrolled Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Retaining Urine Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Weight Loss Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Skin Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Attack Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Incoordination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Muscle Weakness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loss Of Memory Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Thirst Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Photosensitivity Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Peripheral Vasodilation Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Vomiting Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hyperkinesis Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Urination Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Abnormal Dreams Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flu Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Triglycerides Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Gain Incidence:
7.5-49.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
13.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Cholesterol Incidence:
15.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
25.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
54.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Mirtazapine 15mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Mirtazapine 15mg Tablet(Mirtazapine)
Alcohol and Mirtazapine(Mirtazapine)
In general, it is recommended that you avoid Alcoholic drinks while you are taking Antidepressants like Mirtazapine. Alcohol can affect the mood and interfere with the drug treatment, and may increase the risk of side effects. Decreased alertness, drowsiness, falls, or other side effects may occur. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking Alcohol-containing beverages.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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