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Mirtazapine For Insomnia
My doctor prescribe me seroquel 500mg, nozinam 50mg and mirtazapine 60mg together for insomnia is it OK and not dangerous to take them together??
More questions: This is not a normal regimen for trouble sleeping. If you have never taken these medicines before, this may be a dangerous plan. If you have taken any or all of these medicines regularly, it may be safe. All of the medicines can cause drowsiness, it may be concerning that you would drive and take these medicines at the same time. ...Read more
Sleep disorder in which there is inability to fall asleep &/or stay asleep, followed by daytime functional impairment. It accompanies several sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorders. It can occur at any age, but more common in elderly. It can be short-term (up to 3 weeks) or long-term. It can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, & increase risk of ...Read more
Just starting to lose weight other drugs was on, now dr ad 20mg mirtazapine to cipralex20mg, clonazapam2 for insomnia, appetite. How avoid weight gain?
I am trying to come off Mirtazapine. I have come down from 30mg to 7.5mg but when I go lower ie to 3.75 I get very nauseas and very bad insomnia.
Insomnia: You may need another medication to help with your depression and insomnia. If depressed, you may have to try another antidepressant. If only having problems to fall asleep, you may try melatonin or diphenhydramine over the counter. If not improving, you may need the advise of your psychiatrist to diagnose and treat your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been on 75mg of mirtazapine for 7 months , primarily for anxiety and insomnia. Is this high dose normal? How would you reccommend cutting back?
Almost, but why?: The dosage for mirtazepine may include and , rarely, exceed 90 mg. Dosage must reflect how your body metabolizes the drug. The important question is" how are you feeling?" if you have had very good or excellent relief of anxiety, and if you have learned anxiety management skills or remedied the situation for which you started the medication, then slow reduction is possible over months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When the first time i take mirtazapine sandoz , it really helps my insomnia But after 4 mths, i still exp diff in sleep do i need take melatonin too?
Sleep problems: Try to get to bed at the same time every night. Turn off all electric devices an hour before bed time including texting? Listen to soft music. Take a warm bath and drink warm milk before bedtime. Hopeful these few tips with help you rather than taking more medication ...Read more
I take 60mg mirtazapine every night before bed, since 45mg has more of a sedating effect can I take 45 then the other 15 right before bed? Insomnia
Am I likely to suffer any ill effects by stopping 30mg mirtazapine after 1 month and switching to 100mg trazodone plus 30mg buspirone for insomnia?
Maybe: "Ill" may be too strong a word. Doctors will probably disagree about this. Drect switching from 30 dose of mirtazapine to a 100 mg dose of trazodone may be too sudden, and it may require more of a cross taper; without it, there may be various discontinuation affects that wouldn't help sleep. buspirone, even though it is an anti-anxiety medicine, is, for many, stimulating, and may keep you awake. ...Read more
Got insomnia & need sleep i take 30mg citalopram daily can I take 15mg mirtazapine tonight to help me sleep? Took mirtaz on its own before citalopram
Talk w ur doc first: Both citalopram and Mirtazapine are both antidepressants. Mirtazapine has a side effect of making a person sleepy so it sometimes is helpful in this regard. However your doctor may not want you to take two antidepressants so you should discuss this with him or her before you make that decision. ...Read more
I have anxiety disorder & insomnia .i very sleepy in the day but when night comes i can't sleep even with mirtazapine , what cause this ?how to solve?
How is your sleep: hygiene? Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, Chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent. ...Read more
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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