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Doctor insights on: Mirtazapine Tablets

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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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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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Is their a difference structurally between Mirtazapine OD and Remeron (mirtazapine) tablets? Can you easily switch from one to the other?

Is their a difference structurally between Mirtazapine OD and Remeron (mirtazapine) tablets? Can you easily switch from one to the other?

Delivery differs: Mitaprazine and mitaprazine od contain the same active ingredients to treat several psychiatric conditions . They differ in their delivery system which can affect how quickly the medication gets into your system and sometime how long it hangs out . You and your doc can decide which formulation may work best for you and your specific medical needs. Good luck ! ...Read more

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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 are the problems with missing my mirtazapine pill for two nights?

What are the problems with missing my mirtazapine pill for two nights?

Missing doses.: This would depend on the reason the medication is being prescribed, however one concern with missing doses of an antidepressant frequently is a loss of antidepressant effect. It is unlikely this would occur however with only missing two doses. Many people find mirtazepine to be quite sedating and the major effect may be a decreased ability to sleep on the nights when the dose is missed. ...Read more

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I am thinking of reducing my mirtazapine dosage but i'm worried about symptoms returning. How soon would symptoms return once the tablet is stopped?

Several days: You may notice some rebound depression and anxiety symptoms after a few days of reducing the dose, but that should go away after a few days to a couple of weeks if you are feeling better and don't need to be on your current dose. If you do start to experience moderate to severe symptoms, go back to your usual dose. You should discuss a taper and plan with our pcp and/or your psychiatrist. ...Read more

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My 84 yo grandmother is having a bad reaction to mirtazapine 15mg (gave 1/2 tablet). Is there anything to counteract it till it wears off?

Call her physician: I'm not sure what kind of "bad reaction" you mean. But please call the physician who prescribed this medicine for her, and give him or her the details. S/he will be best able to advise you. ...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