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Remeron Uses, Dosage & Side Effects


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Remeron Uses, Dosage & Side Effects

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You should not take Remeron if you are allergic to mirtazapine, or if you are also taking tryptophan (sometimes called L-tryptophan).

It may take up to several weeks before your symptoms improve. Keep using the medication as directed and l your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 4 weeks of treatment.

See also: Dosage Information (in more detail).

Your family or other caregivers should also be alert to changes in your mood or symptoms. Your doctor will need to check your progress at regular visits while you are using Remeron. Some young people have thoughts about suicide when first taking an antidepressant.

tryptophan (sometimes called L-tryptophan);

Taking this medicine with other drugs that make you sleepy can worsen this effect. Ask your doctor before taking Remeron with a sleeping pill, narcotic pain medicine, muscle relaxer, or medicine for anxiety, depression, or seizures.

Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Keep the tablet in its blister pack until you are ready to take it. Do not push a tablet through the foil or you may damage the tablet. Open the package and peel back the foil.

Depression trazodone, sertraline, Xanax, citalopram, Lexapro, Zoloft, Cymbalta, Prozac, Celexa, Wellbutrin, alprazolam, fluoxetine, More.

seizure medicine - carbamazepine, phenytoin.

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l each of your health care providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using. Other drugs may interact with mirtazapine, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

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low blood pressure or dizzy spells;

changes in weight or appetite;

Call your doctor at once if you have:

Ask your doctor how to safely stop using mirtazapine. Do not stop using Remeron suddenly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms.

liver or kidney disease; narrow-angle glaucoma;

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Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction to Remeron: skin rash or hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

racing thoughts, decreased need for sleep, unusual risk-taking behavior, feelings of extreme happiness or sadness, being more talkative than usual;

Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of Remeron.

Remeron may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

To take the Remeron SolTab orally disintegrating tablet:

See also: Side effects (in more detail).

migraine headache medicine - sumatriptan, zolmitriptan, and others; or.

It is thought to positively affect communication between nerve cells in the central nervous system and/or restore chemical balance in the brain. The way mirtazapine works is still not fully understood. Remeron (mirtazapine) is an antidepressant.

Remeron is used to treat major depressive disorder.

It may increase certain side effects of Remeron. Avoid drinking alcohol.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

Remeron is not approved for use in children. Do not give this medicine to anyone younger than 18 years old without the advice of a doctor.

To make sure Remeron is safe for you, l your doctor if you have:

Remeron is usually taken once a day at bedtime. Follow your doctor's instructions.

Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember.

Common Remeron side effects include: drowsiness, dizziness; strange dreams; vision changes; dry mouth; constipation; increased appetite; or weight gain.

Talk to your doctor before using this form of mirtazapine if you have phenylketonuria (PKU). The Remeron SolTab orally disintegrating tablet may contain phenylalanine.

Initial dose: 15 mg orally once a day at bedtime. Maintenance dose: 15 to 45 mg per day.

blurred vision, tunnel vision, eye pain or swelling, or seeing halos around lights;

l your doctor about all medicines you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with Remeron, especially: cimetidine (Tagamet); diazepam (Valium); ketoconazole; St. John's wort; tramadol;.

high levels of serotonin in the body - agitation, hallucinations, fever, fast heart rate, overactive reflexes, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of coordination, fainting;

Other brands: Remeron SolTab.

Major Depressive Disorder trazodone, sertraline, Lexapro, Zoloft, Cymbalta, Prozac, Wellbutrin, fluoxetine, bupropion, duloxetine, venlaine, escitalopram, More.

Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor, such as: mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, or if you feel impulsive, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), more depressed, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.

severe nervous system reaction - very stiff (rigid) muscles, high fever, sweating, confusion, fast or uneven heartbeats, tremors, feeling like you might pass out.

Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.

rash, blisters, oozing, or severe pain in the palms of your hands or the soles of your feet;

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a history of heart attack or stroke; or.

It may take up to several weeks before your symptoms improve. Keep using the medication as directed and l your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 4 weeks of treatment.

Overdose symptoms may include confusion, memory problems, drowsiness, and fast heart rate.

bipolar disorder (manic depression); seizures or epilepsy;

It is not known whether mirtazapine will harm an unborn baby. l your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.

CSA Schedule N Not a controlled drug.

medicine to treat mood disorders, thought disorders, or mental illness - such as lithium, other antidepressants, or antipsychotics;

If desired, you may drink liquid to help swallow the dissolved tablet. Allow it to dissolve in your mouth without chewing. Do not swallow the tablet whole.

Take the regular Remeron tablet with water.

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Some young people have thoughts about suicide when first taking an antidepressant. Your family or other caregivers should also be alert to changes in your mood or symptoms. Your doctor will need to check your progress at regular visits while you are using Remeron.

Usual Adult Dose for Depression:

Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor, such as: mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, or if you feel impulsive, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), more depressed, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.

heart disease, including angina (chest pain);

sudden weakness or ill feeling, fever, chills, sore throat, mouth sores, red or swollen gums, trouble swallowing;

low levels of sodium in the body - headache, confusion, slurred speech, severe weakness, vomiting, loss of coordination, feeling unsteady; or.

a history of drug abuse or suicidal thoughts.

Approval History 10+ years FDA approved 1996.

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MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others. A dangerous drug interaction could occur. Do not use Remeron if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days.

a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;

l your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. It is not known whether mirtazapine passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby.

Remeron may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.

Do not use mirtazapine if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days. A dangerous drug interaction could occur. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others.

Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert. Remeron may impair your thinking or reactions.

Use dry hands to remove the tablet and place it in your mouth.

You should not take Remeron if you are also taking tryptophan (sometimes called L-tryptophan).

Generic Name: mirtazapine (mir TAZ a peen) Brand Names: Remeron, Remeron SolTab.

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