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Mirtazapine Overdose (Overview)

Symptoms of mirtazapine overdose may include rapid heart rate, disorientation, drowsiness & memory problems.


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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

Mirtazapine Overdose (Overview)

Symptoms of mirtazapine overdose may include rapid heart rate, disorientation, drowsiness & memory problems.


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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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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

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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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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 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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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 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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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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What happens if I quit mirtazapine after 6 months?

What happens if I quit mirtazapine after 6 months?

It depends: You and your doctor need to have a talk before quitting your antidepressant -- review your progress on the medication, and be sure it's wise to stop. People can relapse if discontinuing too soon, and I don't know what your state was before you started the medicine. If you're not already seeing a psychiatrist, consultation with one may help. ...Read more

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Sleepwalking on remeron--what to do to avoid this?

Advise your: Prescribing physician/ psychiatrist. Of 11, 737 people with reported side effects on remeron (mirtazapine), (mirtazapine) 40 people endorsed sleep walking. This is 0.34% but doesn't mean that the Remeron (mirtazapine) was the cause. Sleep disorders can occur with remeron (mirtazapine). ...Read more

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Mirtazapine side effects?

Mirtazapine side effects?

Most Common: In my clinical experience, the most commonly reportrd are a 10 to 15 poind weight gaiin, sedation and next day somnolence. Interesting enough, the higher the dose of the medication, the less sedation one experiences. Hence, is someone is taking 30mg and is reporting they are too groggy to get up in the morning, increasing to 45mg may easily correct the problem; whereas, lowering the dose to 15mg w. ...Read more

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Side effects of taking mirtazapine?

Side effects of taking mirtazapine?

More sleep & weight: While numerous side-effects are possible with mirtazepine (remeron), as with all other antidepressants, by far the most common issues are sedation/sleepiness, and weight gain. These are so common that prescribers generally count on them -- as in using this medication when insomnia and lack of appetite accompany depression. ...Read more

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Does mirtazapine help with anxiety?

Does mirtazapine help with anxiety?

Yes: It is dual acting & effects serotonin as well as norepinephrine--In my experience it does frequently help anxiety as well as depression ...Read more

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What are mirtazapine 15g side effects?

What are mirtazapine 15g side effects?

Sedation and weight: Remeron (mirtazapine) is an antidepressant which at low doses cause sedation and weight gain for some individuals. Sometimes doctors prescribe this medication for the side effect, such as in cases where the patient has trouble sleep or has lost weight because they were seriously depressed. ...Read more

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What are mirtazapine 15mg side effects?

What are mirtazapine 15mg side effects?

Sedation: The most prominent is sedation although appetite increase is usually considerable as well. There are rarer side effects including low white blood cell count. Like any mood altering medication new onset suicidal ideation although rare has been reported. Stay safe! ...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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Can you combine ativan and remeron (mirtazapine)?

Yes: Ativan (lorazepam) is a benzodiazepine tranquilizer, and Remeron (mirtazapine) (mirtazepine) is a sedating snri antidepressant. The combination can lead to excess sedation, especially when taken in high doses. But in most cases it's tolerated well. ...Read more

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Is mirtazapine and amisulpride agood combination?

It depends: Mirtazapine is antidepressant and amisulpride is an antipsychotic. The combination could be useful for treatment of depression with psychotic symptoms. ...Read more

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Escitalopram and mirtazapine dilemma, what to do?

Taper: There is no advantage of one over the other, it depends how your body reacts to it. If you have to switch, decrease the dose by 5mg each day over a period of no less than 1 week, this will prevent the withdrawal symptom of escitalopram, in the meantime, increase the dose of Mirtazapine gradually over 1 week as well.

This is the conventional way to switch dose over. ...Read more

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Is mirtazapine and amisulpride a good combination?

Amisulpride/Remeron: Not sure about "Good", but if sedation is tolerated, the combination would be safe. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of remeron (mirtazapine)?

Remeron/mirtazapine: Common side effects, especially at lower doses, include sedation and increased appetite with potential for weight gain; dry mouth; changes in sexual function, dizziness, nausea, confusion, weakness, abnormal dreams. ...Read more

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Is remeron (mirtazapine) and trazadon the same family?

No (and yes): Both are antidepressants. But Remeron (mirtazapine) is a Tetracyclic antidepressant & Trazodone is a serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitor (SARI) class. ...Read more

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Hello, is mirtazapine and tianeptine safe combination?

Tianeptine is a: Tricyclic antidepressant with indirect glutamate receptor activity. Mirtazapine is an atypical antidepressant with noradrenergic and specific serotonergic activity. Using mirtazapine with tianeptine is usually not recommended, but may be required in some cases. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines. Best regards ...Read more

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Is it normal to lose weight after stopping mirtazapine?

Yes: It is certainly normal to gain weight on Mirtazapine, and many people hope to lose it again after they come off it. Mirtazapine strongly stimulates appetite in many patients, so it is often helpful in treating elderly depressed patients who are losing too much weight. Talk to your doctor if your weight loss is a problem. ...Read more

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How can I make remeron (mirtazapine) withdrawal better?

There is? Of: Remeron (mirtazapine) withdrawal. On nov, 28, 2013: 11, 727 people reported to have side effects when taking remeron (mirtazapine). Among them, 308 people (2.63%) have drug withdrawal syndrome. This means that only 308 people have reported withdrawal symptoms so far when millions of people have taken the drug. In light of this, and inview of the many other medications that the patients were taking at the time, it is really difficult to state for sure whether there is a Remeron (mirtazapine) withdrawal syndrome. It has a long half-lifeso tapering is generally not necessary. About 75% of the people that complained of a withdrawal syndrome had only taken the medication for one month. Those who had taken it for longer periods of time were less likely to complain of a withdrawal. I think it simply has to be said that question as to the existence of a true withdrawal syndrome with Remeron (mirtazapine) remains somewhat open. If you however are experiencing it, please contact your treating physician and perhaps reinstating it briefly with a slower taper will make it more tolerable for you. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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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Remeron (Definition)

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