REMERON® (mirtazapine) Tablets are an antidepressant
for oral administration.
Mirtazapine has a tetracyclic chemical
to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, tricyclics or monoamine
oxidase inhibitors (MAOI).
Mirtazapine belongs to the piperazino-azepine group
of compounds. It is designated 1,2,3,4,10,14b-hexahydro-2-methylpyrazino[2,1-a]
pyrido [2,3-c] benzazepine and has the empirical
formula of C17H19N3.
Its molecular weight
Mirtazapine is a white
to creamy white crystalline
powder which is slightly
soluble in water. REMERON® is supplied for oral
as scored film-coated tablets containing 15 or 30 mg
of mirtazapine, and unscored film-coated tablets containing 45 mg
of mirtazapine. Each tablet
also contains corn starch,
colloidal silicon dioxide, lactose
and other inactive ingredients.