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What is the definition or description of: Mirtazapine allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Mirtazapine allergy?

Mirtazapine allergy: Mirtazapine (Remeron) is an antidepressant medication. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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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50 year-old woman, still has high cortisol levels, despite a pituitary hypophysectomy last year that resulted from evaluation of her high BP.....?

50 year-old woman, still has high cortisol levels, despite a pituitary hypophysectomy last year that resulted from evaluation of her high BP.....?

Cushings: Cushings is a complicated problem. You have had excellent care, but it does appear that the hypophysectomy was not totally successful. Consult your endocrinoligist. You will need repeat ACTH levels and another suppression test to decide on further possible therapy ...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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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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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 (mirtazapine)?

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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Is remeron (mirtazapine) and trazadon the same family?

Is remeron (mirtazapine) and trazadon the same family?

No (and yes): Both are antidepressants. But Remeron (mirtazapine) is a Tetracyclic antidepressant & Trazodone is a serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitor (SARI) class. ...Read more

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I am remeron (mirtazapine) for G A D.Is it any good for anxiety or is it used for it Thanks?

Is an option: Remeron (mirtazapine) has potential for help with GAD per results from a study linked here:
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/16166185. ...Read more

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Can u mix dimetapp with remeron (mirtazapine)?

Yes: There should not be any significant interaction if you take just the recommended doses. ...Read more

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Could you take remeron (mirtazapine) and ultram?

Yes.: It could increase sleepiness, and effects of mirtazapine, and increase risk of seizures, It is not contraindicated, but if you notice any of these stop and consult physician. Only take if they were prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take remeron (mirtazapine) on methadone?

Is it safe to take remeron (mirtazapine) on methadone?

Potential drug: Interaction. Combination of remeron (mirtazapine) & methadone may lead to v judgement, cognitive impairment, sedation, poor concentration & dizziness. ...Read more

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Can I take Imodium while taking Remeron (mirtazapine)?

No reported X's: There are no reports of problems from combining these drugs used as directed. But do also mention it to your doctor. Both your doctor and pharmacist should have anything you take in their file so that they can notice possible issues. Good for you that you ask! Your a smart patient - they're among the best sorts. ...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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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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Which is better for anxiety, Remeron or Lexapro (escitalopram). Thanks?

Which is better for anxiety, Remeron or Lexapro (escitalopram). Thanks?

Neither and both: The best med is the one that works for you. Sometimes you do best with a combo of both. I find that Lexapro (escitalopram) helps obsessing and panic better but can have gi side effects and insomnia. Remeron is very sedating and helps calm the stomach, and promotes sleep but can cause weight gain. It might replace some diazepam. I often combine the two. ...Read more

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

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

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Tryptizol or remeron (mirtazapine) for generalised anxiety didorder. Thanks?

Tryptizol or remeron (mirtazapine) for generalised anxiety didorder. Thanks?

Medication effects: Thank you for informing about headache and, taking Remeron, Diazepam and Lexapro (escitalopram).
Using Remeron or Tryptizol with Lexapro (escitalopram) can increase the risk of a rare but serious condition -Serotonin Syndrome.
Lexapro (escitalopram), Valium, Tryptizol and stress can cause anxiety.
See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Medication benefits and side effects, dose ; and Therapy for stress in your life.
Do Breathing Relaxation, Yoga. ...Read more

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Is remeron a good drug for anxiety. Or is Lexapro (escitalopram) better. Thanks?

Is remeron a good drug for anxiety. Or is Lexapro (escitalopram) better. Thanks?

Both work well: There is no better than when it comes to these drugs. They are both effective and work well. ...Read more

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How can I handle my terrible sleep problems from remeron (mirtazapine) discontinuation?

How can I handle my terrible sleep problems from remeron (mirtazapine) discontinuation?

Insomnia: Try sleep hygiene & get thorough exam by pcp to find out if any medical causes. Refer to diagram. Also, if ok with your doctor, Melatonin may help. ...Read more

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Taking remeron (mirtazapine) 7.5 and stopped abruptly what withdrawal symptoms can I expect?

Consult: Please consult with your prescribing physician so you can collaborate on when to start or stop medications. Your symptoms and side effects should be evaluated at an office visit. ...Read more

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Does incidence of weight gain increase or decrease as remeron (mirtazapine) dosage is increased?

Remeron (mirtazapine) weight gain: Remeron (mirtazapine) is associated with weight gain, and the higher the dose the more likely it is that you may experience any side effect, including weight gain. The reasons for weight gain are several, but many on Remeron (mirtazapine) report a voracious appetite. You may benefit from proactively watching your calories. ...Read more

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I have been on 15 mg Remeron (mirtazapine) for a month. How do I taper off without withdrawal? Thank you.

Not to worry: A month's use will probably not make you susceptible to withdrawal symptoms. To be sure take your pill every other day for a week then every third day for a week then stop.

Hope this helps

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What sorts of medicine can I take to help with cold symptoms while taking Mirtazapine (remeron)Teca, safely?

Avoid some meds: Avoid use of cold medicine containing dextromethorphan. When this drug is combined with Mirtazapine it increases your risk of a rare but serious side effect called the serotonin syndrome. Sudafed, guaifenesin, and acetaminophen are ok. Get plenty if rest and drink plenty of non alcoholic liquids. Hope this helps! Get well soon! ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...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