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Can I take a low dose of mirtazapine for sleep and another ssri in conjunction for depression?

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Dr. Hindi Mermelstein
Psychiatry - Geriatric

In brief: Adds benefit &/- ris

Sometimes docs prescribe medication such as Remeron (mirtazapine) for its side effects (sedation) rather than its primary effect.
as an antidepressant. This combination is not uncommon and generally safe at lo dose. But every medicine can have side effects & interactions . If you have any questions please speak with your doctor, review benefits and risks of the proposed treatment & decide together. Good Luck

In brief: Adds benefit &/- ris

Sometimes docs prescribe medication such as Remeron (mirtazapine) for its side effects (sedation) rather than its primary effect.
as an antidepressant. This combination is not uncommon and generally safe at lo dose. But every medicine can have side effects & interactions . If you have any questions please speak with your doctor, review benefits and risks of the proposed treatment & decide together. Good Luck
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