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2 weeks, Remeron 15mg I had 4 alcoholic drinks Sat, didn't take drug that night. Could have I damaged liver for drinking with drug still in my system?

2 weeks, Remeron 15mg I had 4 alcoholic drinks Sat, didn't take drug that night. Could have I damaged liver for drinking with drug still in my system?

Highly unlikely;: Highly unlikely from a single event, but how much and how often you drink, what other medicines you take, genetic predisposition, and current health state of your liver all impact the result. Any concerns: Nausea, vomiting, yellowish hue to eyes or skin, see your provider for a check up. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Taking 15mg mirtazapine for 16 months. Abd us shows fatty liver. Can mirtaz be the cause? I rarely drink alcohol

Taking 15mg mirtazapine for 16 months. Abd us shows fatty liver. Can mirtaz be the cause? I rarely drink alcohol

Not likely...: Fatty metamorphosis of the liver does not necessarily result only from alcohol consumption. If you study up on it, i think you'll find it is most often a condition more determined by your genetics and diet. I'd consult with a hepatologist (liver specialist from internal medicine) and maybe get a genetic analysis to see what your best strategy might be. ...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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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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If I have hep c will remeron make this untreated condition worse?

If I have hep c will remeron make this  untreated condition worse?

Not necessarily: Remeron would not exacerbate hepatitis c. However Remeron is extensively metabolized by the liver, and caution must be used in prescribing Remeron to an individual with significant hepatic impairment. Make sure the prescribing physician is aware of your liver status. ...Read more

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Gave me lactulose 15ml to take a day is it ok to take with my clonazepam 3mg inderal 40mg twice a day and remeron 45 mg and aciphex

Gave me lactulose 15ml to take a day is it ok to take with my clonazepam 3mg inderal 40mg twice a day and remeron 45 mg and aciphex

Cirrhosis?: using lactulose should be fine with your meds, but i assume you have cirrhosis of the liver to prevent hepatic encephalopathy. the lactulose is there to reduce the ammonia buildup by your gut via stool excretion. ...Read more

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Does remeron come in 7.5mg tablets?

Does remeron 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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How long until remeron kicks in?

Remeron: Sedation occurs early, but for depression it can take 4 weeks & up to 6 weeks. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Joseph Weiner
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Remeron (Definition)

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