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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

Dr. John Landi
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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 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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Remeron (mirtazapine) meds bad side effects on sister. Afraid of me and meds now.?

Remeron (mirtazapine) meds bad side effects on sister. Afraid of me and meds now.?

Many options: Sorry to hear your sister had a bad experience with remeron (mirtazapine). Don't let that discourage you from treatment as there are many other options. I hope your sister has found a medication that helps her without unpleasant side effects. ...Read more

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Can mirtazapine (remeron) give you side effects that can actually trigger a panic attack? Ex: skipped heart beats, shakiness and feeling weak? :(

No: Early in the treatment of anxiety patients may feel increased anxiety as their body is getting used to the new medication. Try to stay the course and after a period of weeks and regular used of the new med the good benefits will come. ...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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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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Are the side effects of remeron (mirtazapine) a big problem?

Not usually: The most common side effects are sedation and wt gain. Often people with depression have trouble sleeping so the sedation may be a good thing. Wt gain is a bigger problem. Careful attention to diet may help or you may need to talk to your psychiatrist about another antidepressant. ...Read more

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Are there any permanant side effects when taking mirtazapine?

No.: Mirtazapine has a 20 40 hours of half life and once it is discontinued and out of your system, it should not have a permanent side-effect. ...Read more

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How to best manage the side effects of remeron (mirtazapine)?

How to best manage the side effects of remeron (mirtazapine)?

Which side effects: The most common side effects of Remeron (mirtazapine) aka mirtazepine are sedation and wt gain. One option is to switch antidepressants, there are many other options. If it has been very beneficial when others have not taking it a couple of hours before going to bed may reduce morning drowsiness. A healthy diet with limited caloric intake may limit wt gain. ...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