mirtazapine withdrawal

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This is day 17 of tapering from 45g to 30g alternate nights 22.5g and odd nights skipping it.  So far i've had no withdrawal symptoms.  I know it's early days and have to be careful, I just wanted to share my experience so far and perhaps give a glimmer of hope to anyone out there!  Also my stagnant weight has finally shifted.  Coincidence?  I'll keep in touch.

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    Thanks for sharing your journey. I have only recently been put on Mirtazapine and being in my psychiatrist says I will need to be on it for 2 years£. It is definitely doing a good job but I do wonder already about coming off it so please co tinue to share your experience and the best of luck. Maggie

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    Heather, It is so good to hear that you are managing to reduce the dose without any withdrawals.  I sincerely hope this continues for you, and thank you for posting something positive.  My story is not the same as I have 3 times tried to reduce and the horrendous withdrawals were immediate, so I have given up yet again.  However, I have been taking them for 14years so my brain chemistry has been seriously altered.

    I wish you continued success on your journey.  Have a lovely day ;-)

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      Hi Julie

      So sorry to hear about your difficult time coming off Mirt' (3 times - nasty).  Not everyone can manage like Heather (above) seems to be.  I hope it goes well for you Heather.

      I have sent you a private message Julie.

      Wishing you well x

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