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Mirtazapine cold turkey

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Not likely.: Withdrawal symptoms should be gone by now.
Dr. Thomas Delaney
Psychiatry - Geriatric 26 years experience
Unlikely: At this point. However for safety and to be thorough check with your prescriber.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Remeron (mirtazapine): Poor sleep, poor appetite, nausea, & recurrence of original symptoms the Remeron (mirtazapine) was treating.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Soto
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Not necessarily: It is always easier to gain weight than to lose it. However, if it was the medicine that caused the weight gain then some weight loss should happen sh... Read More
Dr. Hindi Mermelstein
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
Dont stop meds alone: Many medications can cause wieght gain directly (increased appetite) & indirectly based on often less well understood pathways. Don't stop meds "cold... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. David Ziring
Pediatric Gastroenterology 23 years experience
15 mg: Is a relatively low dose. While it should be ok to stop, you should always consult with your prescribing physician first.
A member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
No cold turkey!: Definitely get a doctor to help you taper off this drug. This is a reason it should only be used if nothing else can help. Do stop if you want to - bu... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Medication effects: You deserve Relaxation and Good Sleep! Let Wise Woman within you reflect: Reasons for •Seroquel being taken off •Mirtazapine taken off cold turkey •T... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
Child Psychiatry 24 years experience
Maybe maybe not: mirtazapine aka Remeron increases norepinephrine and serotonin to drive off depression plus it can cause drowsiness/ appetite gain effects due to anti... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Withdrawal: These might be the signs of withdrawal. You need to talk to your doctor. Sometimes it can be serious.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
Psychiatry 40 years experience
Depends on reason...: ...For remeron, (mirtazapine) and dosage. At this point, your symptoms are unlikely to be due to the Remeron (mirtazapine) use or taper. If it was bei... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Sleep problem: Will have sleep problem anxiety may affect appetite your energy level even become depressed again unless it switched to different medication.
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