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Mirtazapine is sometimes prescribed as an appetite stimulant for cats or dogs experiencing anorexia due to medical conditions such as chronic kidney disease.
It is especially useful for treating combined poor appetite and nausea in cats and dogs.
It is also commonly used as an anxiolytic, hypnotic, antiemetic and appetite stimulant.
It is an effective aid for treating tobacco addiction and may be helpful in other addictions, too.
On the negative side, buproprion is more likely to cause seizures than other antidepressants.
Men with an enlarged prostate should avoid certain antidepressants.
Weight gain can be as much as one pound per month with about 25% of patients gaining 20 pounds or more. Should not be used by patients with narrow-angle glaucoma or certain heart abnormalities.
In a major meta-analysis published in 2009 that compared the efficacy and tolerability of 12 second-generation antidepressants, mirtazapine was found to be superior to all of the included selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), reboxetine and bupropion in terms of antidepressant efficacy, while it was average in regard to tolerability.