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Letters to the Editor

Remission of Panic Disorder With Mirtazapine Augmentation of Paroxetine: A Case Report

Zoran Milan Pavlovic, MD

Published: October 15, 2007

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Sir: Paroxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor(SSRI) antidepressant with proven efficacy in the short- andlong-term treatment of panic attacks with or without agoraphobia.1 Mirtazapine is a noradrenergic and specific serotonergicantidepressant that acts by antagonizing the adrenergic α2-autoreceptorsand α2-heteroreceptors, as well as by blocking serotonin5-HT2 and 5-HT3 receptors. It enhances, therefore, therelease of norepinephrine and 5-HT1A-mediated serotonergictransmission.


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