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What are the tests for mirtazapine overdose?

What are the tests for mirtazapine overdose?

Professional eval: There are no tests, and an expert physician would not need tests. An "overdose" (other than deliberate) is a relative thing. Whomever is prescribing the Remeron (mirtazapine) needs to discuss your experience with the medication, including benefits and possible problems. Meds of this type always need close clinical monitoring, especially in the early stages and when doses, or circumstances, change. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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Mirtazapine (Definition)

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


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What is the definition or description of: Remeron (mirtazapine) overdose?

Remeron OD: Remeron (Mirtazapine)is a tetracylic antidepressant. It can be used to treat depression & sleep problems. Per Drugs. Com overdose symptoms may include: disorientation, drowsiness, impaired memory, and tachycardia. See:
"https://www. Drugs. Com/pro/mirtazapine-orally-disintegrating-tablets. Html ...Read more

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What is the treatment for mirtazapine overdose?

What is the treatment for mirtazapine overdose?

Professional eval: An acute "od" would have to be deliberate, and it would require emergency room care. Otherwise, "overdose" is a relative thing. Whomever is prescribing the remeron (mirtazapine) needs to discuss your experience with the medication, including benefits and possible problems. Meds of this type always need close clinical monitoring, especially in the early stages &when doses, or circumstances, change. ...Read more

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How to manage side effects of a remeron (mirtazapine) overdose?

How to manage side effects of a remeron (mirtazapine) overdose?

Professional eval: An acute "od" would have to be deliberate, and it would require emergency room care. Otherwise, "overdose" is a relative thing. Whomever is prescribing the remeron (mirtazapine) needs to discuss your experience with the medication, including benefits and possible problems. Meds of this type always need close clinical monitoring, especially in the early stages &when doses, or circumstances, change. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for remeron (mirtazapine) overdose?

Professional eval: An acute "od" would have to be deliberate, and it would require emergency room care. Otherwise, "overdose" is a relative thing. Whomever is prescribing the remeron (mirtazapine) needs to discuss your experience with the medication, including benefits and possible problems. Meds of this type always need close clinical monitoring, especially in the early stages &when doses, or circumstances, change. ...Read more

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How hard is it overdose on my medicine I'm on 1.5 mg of klonopin 80 mg of inderal (propranolol) and 45 mg of remeron at night that's it wife says its a lot?

Medication Question: It would be best for you to contact your prescribing physician. If meds are prescribed by different physicians contact one of them and ask about all three in combination. You would be well served to contact a psychologist to help you deal with your anxiousness. That may help to relieve some of your other symptoms too. According to the cdc 90% of all doctor visits in the us are caused by stress. ...Read more

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Is mirtazapine generaly a safe drug for anxiety?

Is mirtazapine generaly a safe drug for anxiety?

Yes: Mirtazapine like any other medication has side effects that effect some people. It is a widely used medication and if monitored is safe. ...Read more

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What is the drug mirtazapine 15mg and does it cause swelling?

What is the drug mirtazapine 15mg and does it cause swelling?

MIRTAZAPINE: Yes it may cause peripheral edema. It is an antidepressant but has some other uses in psychiatry. ...Read more

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Is 90mg of Mirtazapine Sandoz an overdose and can it kill you?

Is 90mg of Mirtazapine Sandoz an overdose and can it kill you?

Not necessarily: Doses as high as 120 mg of mirtazapine have been reported in the literature. More important, is the 90 mg dose prescribed or is this amount being taken to attempt self-harm? Not uncommon for some prescribers to push towards higher doses, while others stay lower. All may be reasonable if the patient benefits. A prescribed dose should be well-explained and justified. Call poison control if necessary ...Read more

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Can that drug remeron (mirtazapine) cause nagging headaches all day. Thanks?

Unfortunately: Yes this is a possible side effect; however, so can anxiety and stress. Remeron (mirtazapine) is a sleeping medication and not always usually used fro anxiety-just sleep. ...Read more

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Which drug is more powerful for G A D, Lexapro (escitalopram) or Remeron. Thanks?

Which drug is more powerful for G A D, Lexapro (escitalopram) or Remeron. Thanks?

Similar: Lexapro (escitalopram) and Remeron work similarly. Remeron's advantage is it is used at night and improves sleep very rapidly so if there is a sleep problem this may be preferable. ...Read more

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Do the side effects of remeron (mirtazapine) ever go away if you've switched to another drug?

Do the side effects of remeron (mirtazapine) ever go away if you've switched to another drug?

Yes: Yes, the side effects (sedation, etc) of Remeron (mirtazapine) do go away once you stop the medicine and gone to another drug. But the elimination half-life of Remeron (mirtazapine) 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

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Is mirtazapine a potent drug?

It is: Mirtazapine is used primarily in the treatment of depression. It is also commonly used as an anxiolytic, hypnotic, antiemetic, and appetite stimulant. ...Read more

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How long does it take my drug mirtazapine to expire?

How long does it take my drug mirtazapine to expire?

Pharmacist: It's best to take the bottle of Mirtazapine to your pharmacist for this answer. ...Read more

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I have been on 15 mg of Remeron (mirtazapine) for about a month. I would like to stop taking it. I have read many horror stories about getting off of this drug.

Maybe I'm dense, but: So you want to get OFF Remeron (mirtazapine) because you've read horror stories about people getting OFF Remeron (mirtazapine)? I don't get it. Regardless, you're not doing the math. How many is "many"? Remeron (mirtazapine) is widely used. Would you decide never to travel to Italy because you read, say, 20 or so "horror stories" when millions of people visit Italy every year? They go for a reason. Remeron (mirtazapine) exists for a reason. ...Read more

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Can you have a fatal overdose from remeron (mirtazapine) and alcohol?

Yes: Yes, but just the fact that a person is asking such a question would indicate that that there should be an complete clinical evaluation and some kind of intervention. ...Read more

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Is remeron a good drug for anxiety. Or is Lexapro (escitalopram) better. Thanks?

Is remeron a good drug for anxiety. Or is Lexapro (escitalopram) better. Thanks?

Both work well: There is no better than when it comes to these drugs. They are both effective and work well. ...Read more

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What sorts of medicine can I take to help with cold symptoms while taking Mirtazapine (remeron)Teca, safely?

Avoid some meds: Avoid use of cold medicine containing dextromethorphan. When this drug is combined with Mirtazapine it increases your risk of a rare but serious side effect called the serotonin syndrome. Sudafed, guaifenesin, and acetaminophen are ok. Get plenty if rest and drink plenty of non alcoholic liquids. Hope this helps! Get well soon! ...Read more

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I'm on remeron (mirtazapine) 15mg for social anxiety from 3 months. Can I stop it suddenly? Is there a drug to replace it?

No.: You haven't clarified why you wish to stop it. Before doing so, discuss with your prescriber your reasons, and consider whether a lack of effectiveness might be helped by dosage or timing adjustments, and whether a side effect might be easily managed. In any case, your dosage should not be suddenly stopped. ...Read more

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Drug interactions duromine with mirtazapine can the y be taken together, I would only use 1/4 of a 15mg tablet, with a duromine 30mg?

Unclear interaction: Phentermine decreases sedation while mirtazapine will increase it. Furthermore, it is unclear whether or not the combination of these 2 drugs results in an interaction. Some people believe there is since they have paradoxical effects on sedation. The recommendation is that if combining to do so with extreme caution. ...Read more

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Could you please advise me what drug could I reduce. Lexapro15mg or remeron (mirtazapine) 45mg. I have G A D.I am fed up taking these mind altering meds. Thanks?

Could you please advise me what drug could I reduce. Lexapro15mg or remeron (mirtazapine) 45mg. I have G A D.I am fed up taking these mind altering meds. Thanks?

Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more

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Need help with Remeron (mirtazapine) withdrawal. Not the usual taper schedule. Need someone who REALLY knows what can happen with coming off this drug. Desperate.

Need help with Remeron (mirtazapine) withdrawal. Not the usual taper schedule. Need someone who REALLY knows what can happen with coming off this drug. Desperate.

Specific question: I wouldn't give you specific medical advice, but am happy to answer general questions about conditions and treatment. Talk ASAP to the prescribing doctor.

Here's a relevant letter:

https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC181176/pdf/i1523-5998-003-03-0143a.pdf ...Read more

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What med would be more suitable for G A D.Lexapro (escitalopram) or remeron. Thanks or could you suggest some other medicine which does not cause a decreased sex driv?

What med would be more suitable for G A D.Lexapro (escitalopram) or remeron. Thanks or could you suggest some other medicine which does not cause a decreased sex driv?

Well...: There are different classes of medications aimed at treating anxiety. I see you are already on diazepam which can be very addictive. Adding another med to help your anxiety is reasonable. Are you seeing a psychologist too to help you? A psychologist helps as much or more than taking more medications in most cases. SSRI's can cause sexual problems but try first to see then check back 1 month. ...Read more

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Help! Need to know if there's drug interaction between hydrocodone and mirtazapine?

Help! Need to know if there's drug interaction between hydrocodone and mirtazapine?

Drug interaction: Checker indicated that mixing hydrocodone and Mirtazapine can ^ risk of impaired cognition, v concentration, drowsiness and dizziness. ...Read more

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Can I workout while I'm still in cough and mirtazapine medicine that cause drowsiness? I try once and feel like almost fainted thanks

Can I workout while I'm still in cough and mirtazapine medicine that cause drowsiness? I try once and feel like almost fainted thanks

Wait a little longer: Probably best to wait until you feel back to normal. And don't forget to hydrate well, since cough can contribute to fluid losses (as can fever and sweating if you have them with the illness). ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Weiner
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Remeron (Definition)

Remeron is a serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitor which is a kind of ...Read more


Mirtazapine Overdose (Definition)

Symptoms of mirtazapine overdose may include rapid heart rate, disorientation, ...Read more