Sedating antidepressants remeron
Other, newer studies show that risk may not be warranted.
There are several other drugs that can interact with mirtazapine.
Remeron (mirtazapine), which belongs to a class of drugs known as tetracyclic antidepressants, can treat depression by moderating the levels of neurotransmitters in the brain.
Antidepressants such as mirtazapine are also prescribed "off-label" to treat other conditions, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and other anxiety disorders.
Veterinarians may prescribe mirtazapine as an appetite stimulant, especially for cats and dogs that have a stomach condition, nausea, or other causes of a lack of appetite.
Drowsiness is the most common side effect of mirtazapine in pets.