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Going Off Remeron
Mirtazepine (remeron) is a noradrenergic/specific serotonergic antidepressant [nassa]. It is used for major depressive d/o, various anxiety disorders, chronic pain, and others. In some, it can help ssri-induced sexual dysfunction & "poop out." it can be sedating and also increase appetite -- good for some ...Read more
Yes: Yes, the side effects (sedation, etc) of Remeron do go away once you stop the medicine and gone to another drug. But the elimination half-life of Remeron is 20-40 hours -- quite long. So depending on your personal metabolism, it could take a week or so before your body has processed it all. ...Read more
15 mg: Is a relatively low dose. While it should be ok to stop, you should always consult with your prescribing physician first. ...Read more
Remeron 1wk@15mg, 1wk@30mg, 3d@15=insomnia x3d?! i was only on higher dose 1wk. On med for 2, why sudden mod/sevr dc effects? (going bk to 30 per dr
Remeron and Sleep: Apparently in order to control your insomnia and hopefully help with your depression and possibly even weight issues, your body is telling you it needs 30 mg to sleep. Remeron is often more sedating at lower doses than at higher doses, but for you this apparently does not hold. Take the 30 mg as recommended by your doctor. There is no withdrawal from remeron, rather just the return of insomnia. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with Genetic G A D.I am on Lexapro and Remeron.Should I stay on these meds or go off them.Thanks?
Go slowly: Great to ask about stopping your anxiety meds, but first talk with your doctor to make sure this is the right time to do so. Then you'll need follow-up appointments to monitor your symptoms. Think slow tapering of one med at a time. It's not an "either-or" process. If anxiety returns, you can stay at a lower dose or go back to where you are now, but have your doctor supervise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to stop taking celexa after 3 day & go back on remeron that i tapered to 7.5 & stopped taking 5 days ago? Can't handle the celexa side effect
Follow: Generally that is ok but follow the direction of your doctor and you should consult your physician for any medication changes. Dont make medication changes on your own without consulting your physician. Discuss risks, benefits, and side effects with your physician as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was on 20mg Lexapro and 30 mg remeron.Dr increased remeron to 45mg. can i go off lexapro without weaning off.
Lexapro: Not recommended. Gradual tapering works best. Review with your doctor. ...Read more
Lexapro: Depending on your current dose. Generally I would recommend gradual tapering. ...Read more
What are some doctors go to SSRI for treating anxiety disorders? What do you usually try first? I have Remeron but not effective really. Thank you.
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