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What happens if i quit mirtazapine after 2 months?

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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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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 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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What are the side effects of quitting remeron (mirtazapine) cold turkey?

Remeron (mirtazapine): Poor sleep, poor appetite, nausea, & recurrence of original symptoms the Remeron (mirtazapine) was treating. ...Read more

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Does quitting remeron (mirtazapine) cause weight loss?

Remeron (mirtazapine): Some, but definitely u won't gain more weight. ...Read more

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I quit remeron (mirtazapine) and trazadone and started melatonin every night for about two months now works great it's this ok ?

I quit remeron (mirtazapine) and trazadone and started melatonin every night for about two months now works great it's this ok ?

It's ok: Melatonin is fine to take to help fall asleep. Be sure to tell your doctor you take this. For more info see: http://healthysleep.med.harvard.edu/healthy/getting/overcoming/tips Take care. ...Read more

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Can quitting remeron (mirtazapine) cold turkey cause rapid weight loss? Gained 30lbs on it.

Not necessarily: It is always easier to gain weight than to lose it. However, if it was the medicine that caused the weight gain then some weight loss should happen shortly after stopping it. ...Read more

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Was taking remeron (mirtazapine) 45mg for 4 years gained 70 pounds somehow quit taking it and lostb45 pounds in 2 months is this normal?

Many would be glad: Unless you were very pleased to gain all that weight, I'm thinking you're pleased. It may not be exactly the same for everyone, but gains w/ these drugs are common complaints and sadly, some say it stays afterwards. Your experience makes sense though, so don't worry. But do discuss all the drugs w/ your Dr. Some might not be needed and they can help you weanThe minimum needed is best!. ...Read more

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I have been on Zoloft (sertraline) 50 mg and Remeron 15 mg for only 6 .months . Quit both.6 days ago. How long does it take for any possible withdrawal to kick in?

Medication effects: Zoloft (sertraline) and Remeron are used to treat Depression. Let the Wise woman within you reflect If you quit taking Medications due to improvement-then Feel good about your decision. If you saw Psychiatrist and discussed your reasons to stop medications- then Feel good Since you have not had withdrawal symptoms for 6 days, your body is adjusting to no medication. Follow with Psychiatrist for Follow up. ...Read more

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What is mirtazapine used for?

What is mirtazapine used for?

Mirtazepine: Mirtazepine, or remeron, (mirtazapine) is an antidepressant which can both improve sleep and appetite. If a depressed patient has trouble with both falling asleep and maintaining body weight, the side effects of sedation and increased appetite can be used to advantage. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Weiner
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Remeron (Definition)

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