Mirtazapine Mechanism of Action


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Which of the following patients is most likely to be treated with mirtazapine?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. Although the exact mechanism of action of mirtazapine is unclear, preclinical studies suggest that it works by affecting the levels of which chemicals?

2. Where does mirtazapine produce its affect?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is mirtazapine? Find out how much you know about this drug and its characteristics by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your comprehension of:

  • Effects of mirtazapine
  • Condition that is a serious concern associated with the use of mirtazapine
  • People who would most likely be treated with mirtazapine
  • Preclinical studies regarding the mechanism of action of mirtazapine

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on mirtazapine mechanism of action
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about where mirtazapine produces its effect
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the effects of mirtazapine and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Cover more topics at your own pace by using the lesson called Mirtazapine Mechanism of Action. Use this lesson to:

  • Review the difference between sadness and depression
  • Determine how mirtazapine affects the brain
  • Identify major warnings associated with this drug