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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Mirtazepine: Mirtazepine, or remeron, (mirtazapine) is an antidepressant which can both improve sleep and appetite. If a depressed patient has trouble with both f ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
61 years experience in Geriatric Psychiatry
It is: Mirtazapine is used primarily in the treatment of depression. It is also commonly used as an anxiolytic, hypnotic, antiemetic, and appetite stimulant.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Remeron (mirtazapine): Remeron, (mirtazapine) or mirtazepine, is an antidepressant with strong anti-anxiety and sedative properties. It can also stimulate appetite when app ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Its "half life": (the amount of time it takes to decrease by half) is 20-40 hours (average 30 hrs) and it will half itself every 30 hours. NOTE This drug should NOT BE ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
Spec.Seratonin antag: is a non adrenergic & specific seratonergic anti-depressant..It is an alpha-2 antagonist. (NaSSA) can be used as anxiolytic,hypnotic,anti-emetic ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
56 years experience in Psychiatry
# ur doc Rx: It should be determined by how many your doctor prescribed for you.
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Remeron (mirtazapine): It is an antidepressant with sedative effect at low dose.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Mirtazepine: Mirtazepine (remeron) is a noradrenergic/specific serotonergic antidepressant [nassa]. It is used for major depressive d/o, various anxiety disorder ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anupama Gangavati
21 years experience in Geriatrics
0: Usually the maximum dose is 45 mg, however in the elderly we start low and go slow. We start at as low as 7.5 mg and go upto 15 or 30 mg depending upo ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience in Psychiatry
Depends: If Remeron (mirtazapine) is being prescribed for depression, like most antidepressants it usually takes 1-2 weeks to begin to see an effect and 4-6 we ... Read More
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