This work may not be copied, distributed, displayed, published, reproduced, transmitted, modified, posted, sold, licensed, or used for commercial purposes. By downloading this file, you are agreeing to the publisher’s Terms & Conditions.

Letters to the Editor

Panic Attacks During Escalation of Mirtazapine

Timothy R. Bergan, MD

Published: April 1, 2003

Article Abstract

Because this piece does not have an abstract, we have provided for your benefit the first 3 sentences of the full text.

Sir: Mirtazapine is a unique antidepressant thatinvolves both serotonergic and noradrenergic enhancement through blockade of the α2-autoreceptorand α2-heteroreceptor.1It is also a 5-HT2blocker,which makes it a potential anxiolytic agent.2Overall,mirtazapine appears to be a useful agent in patientswith depression coexisting with anxiety symptoms.3

Some JCP and PCC articles are available in PDF format only. Please click the PDF link at the top of this page to access the full text.

Related Articles

Volume: 5

Quick Links: Anxiety , Panic Disorder


Sign-up to stay
up-to-date today!


Already registered? Sign In

Case Report

Safety and Tolerability of Concomitant Intranasal Esketamine Treatment With Irreversible, Nonselective MAOIs: A Case Series

Three cases suggest that concomitant use of intranasal esketamine with an irreversible, nonselective MAOI is safe in...