Weight gain due to mirtazapine and side effects

Patient: I am on 30mg mirtazapine. is a distended uncomfortable abdomen a side effect? What are some other side effects?


Doctor: Some of the common known side effects known for mirtazapine are: increased appetite (which causes weight gain), dry mout h, constipation, enhanced sexual drive, nightmares/wierd dreams and blurred vision just to name a few. So definitely weight gain can happen as its a common side effect.


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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