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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Just changed to remeron (mirtazapine) 45 mg, want to start celexa, will have to wean off remeron (mirtazapine) first? Also on luvox 300mg for ocd

Just changed to remeron (mirtazapine) 45 mg, want to start celexa, will have to wean off remeron (mirtazapine) 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 (mirtazapine) and an ssri. ...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, (aripiprazole) 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, (aripiprazole) 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 (venlafaxine): 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 (fluoxetine) 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 (fluoxetine) 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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Can you combine ativan and remeron (mirtazapine)?

Can you combine ativan and remeron (mirtazapine)?

Yes: Ativan (lorazepam) is a benzodiazepine tranquilizer, and Remeron (mirtazapine) (mirtazepine) is a sedating snri antidepressant. The combination can lead to excess sedation, especially when taken in high doses. But in most cases it's tolerated well. ...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?

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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Dr. Joseph Weiner
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Remeron (Definition)

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