Fluvoxamine Augmentation Increases Serum Mirtazapine Concentrations Three- to Fourfold

@article{Anttila2001FluvoxamineAI,
  title={Fluvoxamine Augmentation Increases Serum Mirtazapine Concentrations Three- to Fourfold},
  author={S. Anttila and I. Rasanen and E. Leinonen},
  journal={Annals of Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2001},
  volume={35},
  pages={1221 - 1223}
}
  • S. Anttila, I. Rasanen, E. Leinonen
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Pharmacotherapy
  • OBJECTIVE: To report two cases of interaction between fluvoxamine and mirtazapine. CASE SUMMARY: A 17-year-old boy was treated with mirtazapine 30 mg/d. The addition of fluvoxamine 100 mg/d to the regimen caused a threefold increase in the mirtazapine concentration. This interaction was associated with increased anxiety. A second patient, a 43-year-old woman, was treated with mirtazapine 15 mg/d. There was a fourfold increase in her mirtazapine concentration and simultaneous mood improvements… CONTINUE READING

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