Mirtazapine-Associated Palinopsia

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Letter to the Editor

Sir: Mirtazapine is a combined noradrenergic and selective serotonergic antagonist that is effective in the treatment of depression. The most common side effects of mirtazapine include dry mouth, drowsiness, sedation, increased appetite, and weight gain. We report an unusual visual disturbance in one of our patients.

J Clin Psychiatry 2001;62(5):373 [letter]