Mianserin is yellow once the specialist has prescribed and monitored FBC for the first three months. After this time there are no on-going monitoring requirements but treatment should be stopped and a full blood count obtained if fever, sore throat, stomatitis, or other signs of infection develop. Seek advice from specialist in this scenario.
Date of classification
Specialist recommendation: Medicines initiated (and stabilised where appropriate) or recommended by a specialist service for prescribing in primary care. Requests should be clearly communicated either through written communication including using approved paperwork if available or verbal means as appropriate .