Mirtazapine for anxiety

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Hey guys I have been on Mirtazapine now for 5 days. I felt like it greatly reduced my anxiety in the first 2 days but I now feel really anxious again just like before. Just wondered if Mirtazapine has worked for anyone else regarding anxiety? Im on 15mg

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    Hi Ruby, this may pass in another day or two. I was very agitated on days 2 and 3 and then it started to work as I had hoped. I hope you feel better soon. David.
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    I was on 15 then uped to 30 it has nearly got rid of my anxiety plus am no longer depressed would give it a go. Good luck
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    Hi R - I started to feel better after 4 days and I think it was working fully after a few weeks. 
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    It varys from person to person, some notice beneficial effects within a week and others it can take 2-4weeks for more noticeable reduction in symptoms. There is no quick fix with this sort of treatment and I'd give it about a month before deciding if it's working for you or not, I've been on mirt nearly 2 weeks now with only a slight improvement in my depression with little effect on my anxiety just yet. I might be going up to 30mg soon. 
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    Hi Ruby, I've been taking mirtazapine for nearly 5 months now, for depression and anxiety. It can take a few weeks to start feeling the benefits of mirtazapine, I did still feel quite high anxiety in the first couple of weeks, but now I feel so much better and don't get severe anxiety anymore. The time it takes can be different for everyone, all I can say is try to be patient with it smile.
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