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Just changed to remeron 45 mg, want to start celexa, will have to wean off remeron first? Also on luvox 300mg for ocd

Just changed to remeron 45 mg, want to start celexa, will have to wean off remeron first? Also on luvox 300mg for ocd

Work with your MD: Celexa and Luvox are in the same group of medications (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors = ssri). It does not make sense to be on 2 medications in the same group. Luvox is known to be one of the most effective medications for ocd. Work with your doctor to understand why he wants you on Remeron and an ssri. ...Read more

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Definition)

Ocd is characterized by the presence of obsessions/compulsions that are recognized as excessive/unreasonable and time consuming (> 1 hr/day). Obsessions are recurrent/persistent thoughts, impulses, or images. Compulsions are repetitive behaviors or mental acts that one feels driven to perform in response to an obsession. The compulsions are aimed at preventing or ...Read more


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Ocd, am taking 300 mg luvox and still going back to house to check locks after leave, also on abilify, remeron and depekote for bipolar i, what next?

Ocd, am taking 300 mg luvox and still going back to house to check locks after leave, also on abilify, remeron and depekote for bipolar i, what next?

Psychotherapy: What's "next" might be to add psychotherapy to your current treatment -- specifically cognitive behavioral therapy, with exposure and response prevention (erp). This can be really helpful, and increases likelihood of good results for ocd treatment. Speak with your psychiatrist about such referrals. More info here: http://www.Ocfoundation.Org/cbt.Aspx. ...Read more

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How to move form efexor 3x75mg to mirtazapine?, trd&ocd, i can't see my p$ych now, best regards .

Effexor: Wondering why u cannot see your psychiatrist. He/she would be the one to give best advise since he/she knows your case best. ...Read more

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I'm taking prozac for OCD and I felt ok but it caused insomnia+anorexia, is it ok to take mirtazapine to eat more and fall asleep fast?

I'm taking prozac for OCD and I felt ok but it caused insomnia+anorexia, is it ok to take mirtazapine to eat more and fall asleep fast?

Not unusual: Combining two antidepressants to address symptoms is not unusual, especially if they have different mechanisms of action that influence each other synergistically. However, the timing of medication can affect impact of potential side effects. Recommend discussing any concerns with taking more than one medication for your particular condition with your doctor. Hope this is helpful. All the best. ...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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I used wellbutrin150mg for 2month only and want to switch to remeron15mg, how to do that correctl?Note that i used remeron 2week only before and stopped it, and other 2week in other time and stopped it.

Need to be managed: With those medications, it is not something you should do yourself, and you need to be managed by a treating provider, and followed up for periodic assessments and continuity of care. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How soon will I feel the effects from remeron?

How soon will I feel the effects from remeron?

Remeron : That would depend on the effect. Remeron 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

Dr. Qamar Khan
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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