A 52-year-old woman who experienced a myocardial infarction during treatment for depression with mirtazapine

Kyoung Sae Na, Bun Hee Lee, Yong Ku Kim, Changsu Han

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Abstract

Patients with depression and cardiovascular disease must be monitored carefully during pharmacotherapy because their depressive symptoms and/or antidepressant medications may have a negative impact on heart function. Mirtazapine is considered a safe and effective antidepressant drug used in the treatment of cardiovascular and other systemic diseases. This report, however, documents a case of myocardial infarction that appeared to be associated with mirtazapine administration.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-46
Number of pages2
JournalClinical Psychopharmacology and Neuroscience
Volume4
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Aug

Keywords

  • Depression
  • Heart
  • Mirtazapine
  • Myocardial infarction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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