I'm stopping mirtazapine cold turkey after 10wks of 30mg, any advice?

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Never took med last night and felt so much better today, bit anxiety today but my head feels like me again, much more positive. any advice greatly received though thanks

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    good for u but b careful liz as from my own experience i stopped cold turkey and for a while i felt great as the mirt is still in your system but not to discourage u as it dissipates i got withdrawels really bad but was determined to get off the drug and persevered went on long walks did yoga meditated hardly slept bitched at everyone but now after 5 months i am free of the drug and actually sleeping good luck with whatever road u choose 

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    you have done the worse thing possible. your current feeling better, will not last long, and you will get worse. you are switching to another anti dep. your dr would have suggested a change over schedule, to minimise effects. instead of taking no mirt, until the new med, take 15mg of mirt. you will still feel lighter, or more you for longer as it is, you are making things worse.

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      yeah im starting new SSRI today so not CT. i realise its not wise to stop altogether so see how i go on 15mg n other SSRI, fingers crossed for a smooth transition

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    Hi this is just advise it's not adviseable to stop taking any meds you need to drop dose slowly . As there can be side effects as the drug leaves your system everyone is different this is just advise .

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      yeah i am going to go to 15mg and introduce new SSRI. Dreading it

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