Peripheral edema associated with mirtazapine: A case report

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Anatolian Journal of Psychiatry, ISSN: 1302-6631, Vol: 14, Issue: 1, Page: 84-86

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Birmay Cam; Huseyin Kurt
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Medicine; Nursing
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Mirtazapine increasing both noradrenergic and serotonergic efficiency and also having effect of decreasing anxiety is a tetracyclic antidepressant. Mirtazapine are rarely associated with peripheral edema. The mechanism of peripheral edema caused by the use of mirtazapine is unknown. In this article, we aimed to discuss a case of edema occurred during treatment of mirtazapine. In medical literature this is the fourth report of peripheral edema associated with the mirtazapine.