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Hi, this is my first post, so apologies if I'm in wrong section.
I'm a 23 year old male, I've had history of depression, anxiety, insomnia etc ever since I can remember, from about age 13/14 onwards. I've had a year of psychotherapy, attended sleep groups, had CBT and finally seen a few counsellors, all related to the above issues.
The thing I'm still suffering from is insomnia. No matter what I do I can't seem to sleep.
I've been prescribed 7.5mg of Mirtazapine, which worked for the first week but now is not working at all and it's honestly really disheartening. I don't know what other medication I can try to help with sleep, and my GP has said Mirtazapine is more effective for sleep in lower doses.
There have been times where I've taken Zopiclone (up to 3 x 7.5mg) with my Mirtazapine dose, including propranolol (40mg) with still no sleep inducing effects. I've tried mixing cocodamol with it too, as they normally make me slightly more tired than usual, with still no sleep inducing effects. I've taken over 100mg Promethazine/Phenergen on separate occasions with still no affect. I've tried all natural sleep aids from Boots and Holland and Barrett etc as well. I've even tried diazepam which honestly does nothing, and I understand that mixing anymore of these medications will be more of a risk than a benefit.
Would anyone know what else I can do with the Mirtazapine or any other medication that can help with sleep? I'm honestly so desperate to sleep properly...
Thank you for reading
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