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Precautions and Warnings With Mirtazapine

Who Should Not Take Mirtazapine?

You should not take mirtazapine if you:
  • Are allergic to it, to Remeron, or to any of the inactive components used to make these drugs. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Are taking linezolid (Zyvox®) or intravenous methylene blue. Mirtazapine should not be started in people taking linezolid or IV methylene blue, but a person already taking mirtazapine may be given linezolid or methylene blue, if absolutely necessary, and only with very careful monitoring and only if mirtazapine is stopped during treatment.
  • Have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) in the past two weeks. MAOIs include:

Precautions and Warnings With Mirtazapine: A Summary

There are several situations in which mirtazapine should not be taken, along with a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of prior to taking the drug. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific precautions and warnings with mirtazapine that may apply to you.
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