Mirtazapine is a prescription medication originally developed to treat depression in humans that is used with dogs or cats to help stimulate the appetite and reduce nausea where the symptoms of the disease include nausea and appetite loss.
A partial of list of conditions includes:
- liver disease
- kidney disease
- intestinal disease
- stomach disease
Possible Side Effects
Mirtazapine may cause a drop in blood pressure or an elevation in heart rate. Drowsiness and serotonin syndrome are potential side effects. Occasionally, mirtazapine has been reported to cause abnormalities in blood cell lines developing in the bone marrow. If a pet is known to have leukemia, low platelets, or some other blood disease mirtazapine can still be used but extra monitoring tests are probably in order.
Use as directed by your veterinarian.
Store in a cool, dry place out of reach of children and pets.
Prescription items are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-RETURNABLE.
NOTE: For generic medications, picture displayed may not depict actual product. Generic medications may vary from one order to the next by size, color and shape depending on manufacturer. Please note product may arrive in a Hardy Paw Pharmacy vial.