Our expert says:
Remeron ( chemical name Mirtazepine ) certainly does act on the serotonin system, in a fairly complex manner, as you'll find if you check it online. It increases serotoninergic AND noradrenergic transmission.
Whether it can ( like many other Ads do, rarely ) CAUSE the serotonin syndrome is still controversial. When an effect is rare, it takes many many people to use a drug before there are enough examples to make a useful judgement on some rare issues. Some have even, I see, suggested using it to TREAT serotonin syndrome, though i wouldn't think of trying that.
I haven't used it to treat panic disorder, especially as there are so many other drugs that have been shown to be useful there, as well as CBT-style psychotherapy
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