A 40-year-old member asked:
can you combine ativan and remeron (mirtazapine)?
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Psychiatry 36 years experience
Yes: Ativan (lorazepam) is a benzodiazepine tranquilizer, and Remeron (mirtazapine) (mirtazepine) is a sedating snri antidepressant. The combination can lead to excess sedation, especially when taken in high doses. But in most cases it's tolerated well.
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Psychiatry 55 years experience
Ativan with Remeron: Ativan is a medication for Anxiety.
Remeron is a medication for Depression.
Using Ativan with Remeron may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
The elderly, may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination.
Discuss with Psychiatrist:
•Diagnosis of Anxiety, Depression or both
•Side effects, Interactions
663 viewsAnswered Nov 20, 2020
Last updated Dec 21, 2020
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