Mirtazapine for Alcohol Dependence: A Case Report
J Clin Psychiatry 2005;66(4):540[letter]
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Because this piece has no abstract, we have provided for your benefit the first 3 sentences of the full text.
While alcohol dependence is highly prevalent, pharmacotherapy
options for its management remain relatively limited1
Mirtazapine is indicated for the symptomatic
treatment of depression. We report a case in which mirtazapine
aided the treatment of a depressed alcoholic man, speculating
that its 5-HT3 antagonism may have contributed to its beneficial
effect on his alcoholism.