NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,798 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (mir-TA-zuh-peen)
- A drug used to treat depression. Mirtazapine increases the levels of the chemicals serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain, which helps improve mood. It is a type of antidepressant. Also called Remeron.