A 46-year-old female asked:
I am very fearful of gaining weight but have been prescribed apo - mirtazapine . too scared too take?
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Mirtazapine: Weight gain occurs in about 12% of patients taking remeron (mirtazapine). A lesser number of patients lose weight while taking it. Because it can increase appetite, awareness is important to monitor what you eat. Eating healthyfully, in moderation and regular exercise would likely prevent weight gain if you are potentially one of that 12%.
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A Verified Doctoranswered
If you need: The drug ;'your pcp agrees, take ;'watch your calorie intake, ;'get exercise..Fear of the very
ew lbs., you might gain, is not what's important, my pt's have not had any major wt. Problems with the drug.
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Last updated Dec 27, 2013
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