Mirtazapine not sleeping

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Been on mirtazapine for 2months

15 in the morning

15 at night

Been doing this as I couldn't sleep on 30 at night

Few days ago I stopped sleeping on my usual 15 at night.

Had this happened to anyone else? Any suggestions?


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    hi gavin.  yes anybody taking mirtazapine get use to the dose they are on .this is the problem that everbody will go through on mirt . personally if you went back to the gps i think they would just increase the dose .on hear you see people complaining about mirt but i say it again and again its something that the body get use to. and i would give it time on 30 at night . i hope the info was helpful to you and wish you well.
    • Posted

      Hi, what I know about mirtazopen is working much better with lower dose like 7.5 mg for sleep. Higher dose is more for depression and anxiety. Lower is for sleep problem. 

      I hope you will get better with your sleep issues.


    • Posted

      hi eva .  in some cases that can be true but it depends on the serveraty of the condition in question . there are a lot of different ones mirt is even used in neurological head injurys in brain and nerves .as well as depression and anxiety our health always comes first . nice talking to you thanks john.
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    Hi Gavin,I' ve been on Mirt for 5 1/2 months now starting at 15 mg than upping to 30 mg in February.They wanted me to take all 30 mg at night as well but I told my psyc that I needed 15 mg during the day for anxiety/depression,so I've been taking it exactly the way you are for over 4 months.I've been able to sleep for about 6 hours a night good anymore after that,sketchy.I think you could wait a couple more weeks and then talk to your doc.It may just not be working as well for you.God Bless You,Bob

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