Mirnite Meltab 30 is a medicine that belongs to the class of tetracyclic antidepressant. It is used for the treatment of symptoms associated with severe/clinical depression.
List of substitutes for Mirnite Meltab 30
Mirnite 30 MG Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Mirtadep 30 MG Tablet
Unichem Laboratories Ltd.
Mirtakem 30 MG Tablet
Alkem Laboratories Ltd.
Mirtaz 30 MG Tablet
Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd.
Nutaz 30 MG Tablet
Mankind Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Major & minor side effects for Mirnite Meltab 30
Uncontrolled muscle movements
Agitation and anxiety
Difficulty in breathing
Swelling of eyelids, face, lips
Irregular menstrual periods
Change in libido
Fever with chills
Dizziness and fainting
Dry mouth and lips
Nausea and Vomiting
Increased urination frequency
Sense of constant movement of surroundings
Uses of Mirnite Meltab 30
What is it prescribed for?
This medicine is used to relieve symptoms of major depression. These symptoms may include sadness, loss of interest, irritability and sleeplessness. The symptoms are very severe and may impair the normal quality of life.
When not to use?
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Mirtazepine or any other ingredient present with it.
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)
This medicine should not be used by patients taking any medicine belonging to MAO inhibitor category. The minimum time gap between the consumption of these medicines should be 14 days.
Warnings for special population
This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless clearly needed and the benefits outweigh the risks. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.
This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. It is advised to discontinue breastfeeding if the use of the medicine is necessary. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks before starting the use of this medicine.
Suicidal thoughts and behaviour
Use of this medicine is reported to provoke suicidal thoughts and increased suicidal tendencies, especially in young patients. Report any such incidence to the doctor so that counseling and monitoring of progress can be performed at regular intervals.
Use of this medicine along with other serotonergic drugs may cause a condition marked by high body temperature, agitation, increased reflexes, tremor, sweating, dilated pupils and diarrhea.
The use of this medicine should not be discontinued abruptly. Symptoms of an abrupt withdrawal may include dizziness, abnormal dreams, agitation, anxiety, tremor etc.
Use of this medicine has been associated with rare cases of bone fracture. Report any instance of bone pain, swelling, or bruising to the doctor while being treated with this medicine.
Use of this medicine may cause a movement disorder marked be restlessness and a compelling need to be in constant motion. The patient may also feel that the surrounding, as well as himself, is moving constantly.
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Use of this medicine has been associated with the occurrence of a rare but serious condition characterized by very high fever, irregular heart rate, increased need to breathe, muscle stiffness, altered mental status etc.
This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from angle closure glaucoma.
Change in libido
Use of this medicine has been associated with a change in libido and sexual dysfunction.
Use of this medicine may precipitate mania and hence should be used with caution in patients suffering from bipolar disorder.
Heart and blood vessel disorder
Use of this medicine may worsen the symptoms of a heart or blood vessel disorder. It should be used with caution in such cases especially if the patient is taking other medications that could also affect the functioning of heart and blood vessels.
Use of this medicine may cause drowsiness in some patients. You should refrain from driving or operating heavy machinery at least in the initial phase of treatment with this medicine.
Increased appetite and weight gain
Use of this medicine may cause an increase in appetite and may lead to weight gain.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.
Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include confusion, difficulty in recalling past incidents, increased pulse rate, and drowsiness.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol
Use of alcohol may increase the severity and occurrence of side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, difficulty in concentration etc.
Avoid or limit the uptake of alcohol while taking this medicine. Avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating machinery after taking this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine
This medicine should be administered with caution in patients having an impairment of liver/kidney function. Appropriate dose adjustment and frequent monitoring are advised in such cases.
This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a tumor of the adrenal glands as the risk of severe adverse effects are significantly high.
This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from epilepsy or any other form of seizure disorder.
This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from angle closure glaucoma. Use of this medicine may cause the intraocular pressure to rise worsening the symptoms of the disease.
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This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.
Take Mirnite Meltab 30 exactly as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the labeled instructions while taking this medicine. Ensure that the right quantity of medicine is consumed for the prescribed duration only. This medicine is usually taken at bedtime with an adequate amount of water. It may take several weeks for the symptoms to improve. Do not stop the use of this medicine abruptly.