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The prescription drug Remeron® (mirtazapine) is primarily used for the treatment of depression (also known as major depression or clinical depression). It comes in the form of a tablet and is taken once a day. For those who have trouble swallowing regular tablets, orally disintegrating tablets (Remeron SolTab®) are also available. They dissolve on the tongue and require no water.
As with any medication, side effects are possible with Remeron. In clinical studies, commonly reported reactions included:
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Weight gain.
(To learn more about using this medication to treat your depression symptoms, click Remeron. This article gives a complete overview of how to use it, what to expect, why this product may not be suitable for certain people, and more.)
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