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Is Mirtazapine A Narcotic
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
Is remeron (mirtazapine) good for me to take for insomnia along with mild depression and anxiety? I don't have many options that are non narcotic.
Not necessarily: Remeron (mirtazapine) would not exacerbate hepatitis c. However Remeron (mirtazapine) is extensively metabolized by the liver, and caution must be used in prescribing Remeron (mirtazapine) to an individual with significant hepatic impairment. Make sure the prescribing physician is aware of your liver status.
Mirtazepine: 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 people, not for others.See 2 more doctor answers
Mirtazapine: Has muscarinic receptor blocking activity in addition to blocking histamine. It has Alpha 2 adrenergic and D2 and D3 activity. (complicated action) I find it to be a terrific medication but its best given at night and in small doses to start (15 mg) Some people report a dry mouth in the morning and difficulty with reading The anticholinergic tendencies (muscarinic) seem to be mild.See 2 more doctor answers
What is torsade de points describe what you feel? I'm terrified of how mirtazapine is making me feel.
Speak to your doctor: All medication can cause side effects. Though most are annoying rather than dangerous, if medication is causing you to feel ill please contact your doctor or go to the emergency room.See 1 more doctor answer
Diazepam: This is a long-acting anxiety medication whose sedative effects increase proportionately with dose increase. Metabolites may persist in the blood stream or tissues for more than 36 hours, so it has limited usefulness. Mirtazapine is an antidepressant, that may exhibit sedating effects, which may or may not be beneficial, depending on the patient. Diazepam should not be used for depression.See 1 more doctor answer
No reported X's: There are no reports of problems from combining these drugs used as directed. But do also mention it to your doctor. Both your doctor and pharmacist should have anything you take in their file so that they can notice possible issues. Good for you that you ask! Your a smart patient - they're among the best sorts.
A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...Read more