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What are the side effects of quitting remeron (mirtazapine) cold turkey?

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

Dr. Steven Griggs
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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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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?

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 remeron (mirtazapine)?

Remeron (mirtazapine): Remeron, (mirtazapine) or mirtazepine, is an antidepressant with strong anti-anxiety and sedative properties. It can also stimulate appetite when appetite loss is part of depression. ...Read more

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How long until remeron (mirtazapine) kicks in?

Remeron (mirtazapine): Sedation occurs early, but for depression it can take 4 weeks & up to 6 weeks. ...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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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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Can discontinuing remeron (mirtazapine) make you itch?

Can discontinuing remeron (mirtazapine) make you itch?

Not likely: Would be uncommon. More likely dry skin or topical allergic contact--soap, detergent, etc. See dr if not easily resolved with moisturizer or benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

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

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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Can i get some advice for mirtazipine (remeron) withdrawl?

Withdrawal: There have been reports of adverse reactions upon the discontinuation of REMERON® (mirtazapine) Tablets (particularly when abrupt), including but not limited to the following: dizziness, abnormal dreams, sensory disturbances (including paresthesia and electric shock sensations), agitation, anxiety, fatigue, confusion, headache, tremor, nausea, vomiting, and sweating, or other symptoms which may be of clinical significance. The majority of the reported cases are mild and self-limiting ...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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What are the side effects of remeron; anything to watch for?

What are the side effects of remeron; anything to watch for?

Minimal: Most common side effects are sedation and wt gain. As with all antidepressants there are many potential side effects, but most are temporary. If you suspect something may be related to the medication talk to your doctor. ...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