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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
19 years experience Psychiatry
Remeron/mirtazapine: Common side effects, especially at lower doses, include sedation and increased appetite with potential for weight gain; dry mouth; changes in sexual f ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Remeron (mirtazapine): Common are dry mouth, constipation, increase appetite & sleep. Less common are headaches & upset stomach. Rare are agitation, confusion, hair ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
No.: Mirtazapine has a 20 40 hours of half life and once it is discontinued and out of your system, it should not have a permanent side-effect.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
Professional eval: An acute "od" would have to be deliberate, and it would require emergency room care. Otherwise, "overdose" is a relative thing. Whomever is prescribin ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Remeron (mirtazapine): Poor sleep, poor appetite, nausea, & recurrence of original symptoms the Remeron (mirtazapine) was treating.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
36 years experience Psychiatry
Minimal: Most common side effects are sedation and wt gain. As with all antidepressants there are many potential side effects, but most are temporary. If you s ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Pancner
18 years experience Clinical Psychology
Most Common: In my clinical experience, the most commonly reportrd are a 10 to 15 poind weight gaiin, sedation and next day somnolence. Interesting enough, the hig ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
36 years experience Psychiatry
Minimal: The most common side effects are sedation and wt gain. Often people with depression have trouble sleeping so the sedation may be a good thing. Wt gai ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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Sedation & weight : Mirtapazine at lower doses commonly causes sedation ( sleepiness ) and increased appetite ( weight gain) . In some patients this lessens once the dos ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
13 years experience Psychiatry
Sedation: The most prominent is sedation although appetite increase is usually considerable as well. There are rarer side effects including low white blood cel ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
36 years experience Psychiatry
Not usually: The most common side effects are sedation and wt gain. Often people with depression have trouble sleeping so the sedation may be a good thing. Wt gai ... Read More

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