About Mirnite Meltab: This drug is an antidepressant that is prescribed to treat symptoms of depression. It contains 30mg of mirtazapine, the active ingredient. Mirnite Meltab 30 (Mirtazapine) - 30mg (10 Tablets) work on the brain by preventing the action or noradregernic and serotonergic acid on the brain nerve cells. A member of tetracyclic antidepressant drugs (TeCA), its main function is to block alpha-2 receptors from acting on the nerve cells in the brain. This prevents serotonin and noradrenaline brain chemicals from interacting with the nerves and produces a calm and serene mood for the patient experiencing depression.
How to use Mirnite Meltab
Mirnite Meltlab (Mirtazapine) is packaged in tablet form and should be taken orally. It is designed to melt while in the mouth and should be placed on the tongue without swallowing. Ensure your hands are clean before placing the tablet on your tongue. Give it some time to dissolve in the mouth and swallow severally as it dissolves. Since it is a prescription drug, the doctor will instruct you on how much you should take. Follow the doctor’s instructions on the dose and duration for best results. The drug takes a couple of weeks for effects to be felt and you should not stop using it even if the results are not immediate.
Mirnite Meltab Dosage
The doctor will prescribe the required dosage that is congruent with the severity of the depression. Usual dosage starts at 15mg per day which is administered once per day. The doctor, however, should keep a close eye on you as you continue taking the medicine. Dosage can be increased to the 30mg tablet taken once daily if the patient is not responding to lower doses. The point is to give you enough to alleviate depression symptoms but not so much that you experience side effects. Ensure you follow the dosage until the tablets are finished. Do not take a double dose to recover a missed dose.
Mirnite Meltab Side Effects
The side effects of Mirnite Meltab include weight gain, nausea, irritability, agitation, dizziness and dryness in the mouth. Patients who experience more serious side effects like seizures, severe stiffness and aching should immediately contact the doctor.
Mirnite Meltab Precautions
Inform the doctor if you are using any other prescription drugs, over the counter medicine, herbs or supplements. Mirnite has a negative interaction with MAOI inhinitors which are a type of antidepressants. If you have an allergy to Mirnite and its components or start experiencing allergic reactions, call an emergency medical officer for medical assistance. This drug has not been tested and proven to be safe for pregnant women to use. Tell your doctor of any history of medical conditions you might have and your current medical situation.