All the Drug Class Drugs
TeCA. Mirtazapine 30 mg. TABS: 30 x 30 mg. May be taken
with fluid and swallowed without
chewing; prefer. as a single night-time
dose at bedt. (Can also be given in subdoses equally div. Initial: 1 x morn. and 1 x at bedt.). Adults: Initial: 15 mg dly. Incr. to optimal clin. response. Effect.
dly dose is 15-45 mg. Elderly: As for
adults. Incr. in dosing under close
vision. Pediatrics: Not recommend. in
child. Renal or hepat. insuffic: Take into
account that clearance may be decr.
Cont. tmt. until pt is symp.-free for 4-6
mths. Then gradual. discont. Tmt with
adeq. dose should result in a positive
response in 2-4 wks. With an insuffic.
response, incr. up to max. dose. If no
response within a further 2-4 wks, tmt
should be stopped.
Episodes of major depression.