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An awareness of precautions and warnings with mirtazapine can ensure a safe treatment process. People with bipolar disorder, liver problems, or epilepsy may not be given the drug. In addition, people who have recently taken an MAOI or who have certain allergies should not take it. Precautions and warnings with mirtazapine include the danger of taking the medication while pregnant, an increased risk of suicidal thoughts, and the potential for seizures.

Mirtazapine: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk to your healthcare provider prior to taking mirtazapine (Remeron®) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
     
Be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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