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- Product Description
- Safety Information
- Side Effects
- Additional Information
Mirtazapine (mir-taz-ah-peen) is an appetite stimulant that also prevents vomiting and motion sickness for pets. Frequently prescribed to pets who suffer from kidney or stomach disease and also to pets who are receiving cancer treatments.
- Stimulates your pet's appetite
- Helps reduce nausea
Consult with your veterinarian for proper dosage and course of treatment.
Do not give to pets who have received a MAOI (monoamine oxidase inhibitor) in the last 14 days which includes selegiline or amitraz dips and collars
Take caution with pets who suffer from heart disease, diabetes, severe liver disease, glaucoma, and gastrointestinal or urinary blockage.
If your animal is pregnant or nursing, talk to your veterinarian about the risks of using this drug.
Food and Drug Interactions
Other medications can interact with Mirtazapine, be sure to disclose every medication and supplement that is given to your dog before starting Mirtazapine.
Can give with or without food
There are no specific precautions required when handling this medication unless you are allergic to it. Keep away from children and other animals
Possible Side Effects
Mirtazapine is usually well tolerated in dogs and side effects are rarely seen.
In cats, Mirtazapine may cause side effects but are often seen within 90 minutes of consuming. These side effects include vocalization, fatigue and mild tremors or shaking.
More serious side effects include severe tremors or shaking, collapsing, low blood pressure or high heart rate.
Contact your veterinarian if you believe your pet is experiencing side effects.
Store this medication in the original prescription bottle at room temperature and protected from light.