June 7, 2021


Annals of Internal Medicine- In the Clinic Series


Lots of valuable information.  Note with mirtazapine, we should be careful when we use this in a patient with renal disease.  Also, concurrent use of alcohol and or benzodiazepines can contribute to sedation.  Risk factors for depression: chronic medical conditions, being female, older age, lower socioeconomic status, recent childbirth, and recent stressful events.