Focus on mirtazapine: A new antidepressant with noradrenergic and specific serotonergic activity

Kehoe, William A.; Schorr, Robert B.
June 1996
Formulary;Jun96, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p455
Academic Journal
Focuses on the antidepressant mirtazapine. Chemistry and pharmacology; Serotonic receptors and possible therapeutic applications; Pharmacokinetics; Clinical trials; Adverse effects; Drug interactions; Formulary considerations; Dose and administration. INSET: Formulary considerations..


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