What is the pill little round yellow scored with the number 93 on one side and 7206 on the other? What is it used for?

Not Medical Advice: A yellow, round-shape pill with 9 3 7206 imprint has been identified as Mirtazapine 15 mg.

According to Drugs.com, Mirtazapine belongs to the group of drugs called tetracyclic antidepressants. It affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause depression.

Mirtazapine is used to treat major depressive disorder, insomnia, anxiety, depression, hot flashes and more.

Check out 20 tips on administering medicine at Parents.

In medical news, a new study has found a significant link between high use of anticholinergic drugs - including popular non-prescription sleep aids and the antihistamine Benadryl (diphenhydramine) - and increased risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease in older people.

Anticholinergics are a class of drug that blocks the action of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine in the brain and body. This can lead to many side effects, including drowsiness, constipation, retaining urine and dry mouth and eyes. Find out more at the Medical News Today.

Updated on Thursday, February 05 2015 at 10:44AM EST
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