I have been taking Mirt 15mg for two weeks and would like to hear of others experiences

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I would like to hear of others experiences of taking Mirtazapine. I feel quite isolated and would value others experiences 

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    hi barbara ,

    i take mirtazapine and have done for a few years i take it so i can sleep (15mg at night) have tried 30mg this  made me sleep right through,  but caused extreme anxiety following mornings when i awoke for about 3 hours. as a sleep aid they work but would not like to be on them for other reason. for myself. however antidepressants are  very subjective to each individual so them may be no good to one person and work really well for other,so you can only go by your own experience with these type of drug. i wish you all the best and hope they work ok for your need  regard chris

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      Hi Chris thank you for your response. Yes you’re right it does seem to be different for everyone I am finding it helpful to hear others experiences and thank you for sharing yours. I wish you all the best.
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    Hi barbara

    Are you taking them for depression, anxiety or for sleep?

    ive been on the for about 16 months for depression, I started of on 15mg and my GP worked me up to 45mg over a period of time..

    They didn't help with my depression but I did get a full night of unbroken sleep..

    How are you feeling taking mirtazapine? as they work pretty fast so by 2wks you should have idea if theyr helping ?( well they worked fast for me regarding the sleep)

    Im now of mirtazapine 9wks tomorrow as they just didn't suit me in fact they caused anixety which I never suffered until I was given mirtazapine.

    if you think theyr helping you then it be worth your while to stay on them but if you don't feel any better while taking them just be careful as getting of mirtazapine can be a nightmare the withdrawls for some people can be horrific (I was one of them people..

    We all react to meds in different ways , but for me they didn't help only caused me more problems but that doesn't mean they won't help you your own body knows best so if theyr making you feel well that's great stick with them

     you can private message me anytime 

    Best wishes 


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      Hi Kay thank you for your response. I am taking them for depression/anxiety and seeing my GP again on Dec 19th by then I will have been on them for 4weeks so I guess I will have a better idea of how I’m feeling. In tthe morning I feel quite bright but by the time it gets to 6pm I feel really tired. Thank you for sharing your experience it really helps to know I’m not alone 
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      Hi Barbara

      yes I think when you get in touch with others who have been on mirtazapine it really does help

      Hopefully they suit you and work well for you, they just didn't work for me, as I said above just keep an eye on your anixety levels as i didn't suffer anixety until I went onto mirtazapine but they work differently for each person

      good luck 


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