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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. Jeffrey Wint
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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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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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How does mirtazapine lift your mood?

How does mirtazapine lift your mood?

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

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Does Remeron (mirtazapine) calm you down.

Remeron (mirtazapine): It is an antidepressant with sedative effect at low dose. ...Read more

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On 30mg of mirtazapine and still very anxious?

On 30mg of mirtazapine and still very anxious?

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

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Does remeron (mirtazapine) come in 7.5mg tablets?

Does remeron (mirtazapine) come in 7.5mg tablets?

Yes, it does: Yes, at least one company that makes generic mirtazepine (remeron) -- caraco pharmaceutical laboratories ltd -- makes a 7.5mg tablet. ...Read more

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What happens if I quit mirtazapine after 2 months?

Nothing: Mirtazapine is not a medication that is likely to cause any sort of withdrawal at any dosage. You may have difficulty sleeping or have symptoms which it was treating. ...Read more

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What happendsif I quit mirtazapine after 2 months?

Back to same.: You will be like you were before. ...Read more

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Would it be acceptable to chew mirtazapine tablets?

Would it be acceptable to chew mirtazapine tablets?

May not be advised: Most medications are meant to be taken as directed. The mechanism behind the release, metabolism and blood level of the drug can depend on its design which can include the coating and form among other things. For some medications cutting, crushing or chewing can destroy the active drug and for others it may cause too rapid & too high blood levels. Please check with your doc &/or pharmacist. ...Read more

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Is 45mg of remeron (mirtazapine) a strong dose. Thanks?

It is maximal dose.: Hello, Remeron (mirtazapine) dose ranges from 15 mg/ day as a starting dose and can be increased until 45 mg/day as the maximal daily dose. Take care. ...Read more

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How soon will I feel the effects from remeron (mirtazapine)?

How soon will I feel the effects from remeron (mirtazapine)?

Remeron (mirtazapine): That would depend on the effect. Remeron (mirtazapine) usually is fairly sedating and you may notice that and other side effects with the first dose. The therapeutic effect, if written for depression, usually takes 1-2 weeks to start to appear and 4-6 weeks to fully be evident at any particular dose. Good luck! ...Read more

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If I'm currently taking Mirtazapine, can I also take Fatblaster?

If I'm currently taking Mirtazapine, can I also take Fatblaster?

Mostl likely yes: Most likely yes, but you must be careful with medications such as that. Usually they increase heart rate can increase blood pressure and can worsen anxiety. they can also keep you awake at night. ...Read more

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How do I know if I should increase my Mirtazapine from 30mg to 40mg?

Consult doctor: If you're still troubled by symptoms of depression and you've been on that 30mg dose for a few weeks may need to go up but risky to do this yourself without consultation with your doctor as needs to be monitored by someone who can see and monitor you on a regular basis ...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?

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?

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

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