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I'm trying to stop taking celexa (citalopram). Can I take a half 10mg of celexa (citalopram) and a half of mirtazapine 15mg. And slowly get off celexa (citalopram) and totally on mirtazapin?
This needs to be: Done under the supervision of your physician - not an unknown provider on the internet. ...Read more
I am 11w2d pregnant. I am having indigestion, vomiting, nausea. Doc prescribed me mirtazapin 7.5mg at night as no other medicine helped. Is it safe?
Unusual: Except in the way that that drug is metabolized in your body. I think you should talk this over with your pharmacist. ...Read more
That is DEFINITELY: A discussion you should reserve for the doctor who presribed the mirtazapine. I really hope that no HealthTap doc would do you the disservice of giving you specific recommendations just based on your post. Now, if you repost the question asking what antianxirty agents are known to work well with mirtazapine, that's a question that can be answered. ...Read more
Why do I sleep all the time is it cause of mirtazepin? Is there a medicin that I can take just for Appetit cauz without medizin my sleep is ok too
Mirtazapine: Mirtazapine is an antidepressant which sometimes increases appetite. It is sedating, and is commonly given just before bedtime for that reason. If you are taking it during the day, you should switch to bedtime. There are other medications which can increase appetite, such as Marinol and Megace, (megestrol) but they carry potential side effects also. You should discuss this with your doctor more. Good luck! ...Read more
With MD: You are taking mirtazipine for a reason. If it works well you may feel well; however, unlike an infection, this doesn't mean the illness is gone, maybe only controlled. So, talk to the doctor who prescribes your medication about how you are feeling and why you think you can stop. ...Read more
U need 2 do the work: You shouldn't post such questions on HealthTap. Answering them is not a good use of HealthTap doctors' time. There are many websites with free interaction checkers you can use yourself e.g. Drugs. Com, Epocrates, Medscape, Webmd & numerous others. What's more, doing it yourself will make you a better patient & put you in better control of your care because you'll learn, understand & remember more. ...Read more
Hi, I take mirtazipine 30 mg one at night. Is it ok to take feminax with lysine in it during the day?
You can go here and enter your medications or their ingredients and it will check for interactions:
http://www. Drugs. Com/drug_interactions. Php
if feminax is just ibuprofen and lysine then its fine to take together. If you have complications or problems you should see your physician. ...Read more
Is it safe to start taking mitrazapin 15 mg at night and 20 mg propranolol in the afternoon and 20mg propranolol at night?
Prescribed?: If that is the way the medicines were prescribed by your physician, and he or she knows that they will both be started at the same time, then you should do that. If he or she is not aware, then you should talk with you before you start them. Good luck. ...Read more
Could Mirtazipine be causing my congestion problem. I have had problems in the past and just recently but this only worsened in the last few days.
Not common but, yes: This can be a side effect but it can also be your old condition feeling worse. Some seasons heighten allergy as do other situational conditions. Talk w/ your Dr to try to find your cause. Symptomatic relief may be found till then - what helped in the past? Call your Dr. Best! ...Read more
Taking 30 of mirtazpine for a wk upped from 15 with no help w anxiety. Is there another med that can be combined to assist in anxiety suppression and elevate mood. Function is challenging?
Yes: Mirtazapine or Remeron (mirtazapine) is used for anxiety but there are many others that may work better for you. If you haven't been on any other med, then it may be best to switch as opposed to adding on. There are many family of meds that are not addictive and can work quickly. Bestto talk to your doctor who can look at all your symptoms and decide which may work best for you. ...Read more
Its "half life":
(the amount of time it takes to decrease by half) is 20-40 hours (average 30 hrs) and it will half itself every 30 hours. NOTE This drug should NOT BE DISCONTINUED "COLD TURKEY" gradual withdrawal is needed to avoid severe side effects!
Hope this helps!
DrZ ...Read more
Spec. Seratonin antag:
Is a non adrenergic & specific seratonergic anti-depressant. It is an alpha-2 antagonist. (NaSSA)
can be used as anxiolytic, hypnotic, anti-emetic &appetite stimulant.
Seek a second opinion from a teaching hospital psychiatrist. In the meantime boost your neuro-transmitters with medtierranean diet
with Research has shown reduction of psych. Meds or even elimination after omega 3 fish oil capsule ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Hormones: Being 64 y/o and postmenopausal, you would benefit from some progesterone treatment. This ovarian hormone hits the same receptor site in the brain that drugs like diazepam and is very effective in treating anxiety. A tsp of magnesium/citrate, sulfate (Epsom salts), or glycinate can help at least temporarily with anxiety. ...Read more
2 - 4 weeks: Like most other antidepressants, Mirtazapine (brand name remeron) usually starts to result in improvement after about 2 weeks of use, with increasing benefit over the next several weeks. In my own practice, I tend not to wait much past 4 weeks if there's been no benefit at all; other psychiatrists will say to wait up to 6 or 8 weeks. ...Read more