Mirtazapine is used to stimulate appetite in pets, and is usually administered to pets suffering from conditions like renal failure and stomach disease. In addition, it aids with loss of appetite or nausea associated with cancer treatments.
Who's Mirtazapine For?
- Stimulates appetite in pets
- Used as an anti-nausea for pets undergoing cancer treatments
Side Effects and Warnings
- A potential yet rare side effect is serotonin syndrome, which is caused when the serotonin levels become elevated. This usually occurs when Mirtazapine is used as part of a combination of other serotonin-increasing medications. Monitor your pet with elevated heart rate, tremors, dilated pupils, difficulty breathing, fever or high blood pressure. Hyperactivity is also a sign in some dogs
- Consult your veterinarian regarding any allergies your pet may have, and any other side effects of this medication
Use as directed by your veterinarian