Distribution of mirtazapine (Remeron) in thirteen postmortem cases.

  title={Distribution of mirtazapine (Remeron) in thirteen postmortem cases.},
  author={Daniel T Anderson and Kristina L Fritz and Joseph J Muto},
  journal={Journal of analytical toxicology},
  volume={23 6},
Mirtazapine is a new antidepressant agent that entered the United States market in April 1996. To date, the literature provides limited information about therapeutic blood concentrations and virtually no information about postmortem levels. The Los Angeles County Coroner's Toxicology Laboratory has encountered 13 cases where postmortem tissue distributions of mirtazapine were determined. The analysis of mirtazapine from postmortem specimens (2-mL sample size) consisted of an n-butylchloride… CONTINUE READING


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