Started Mirtazapine 4 days ago

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Hi, I started mirtazapine on the 12th December as prozac wasnt agreeing with me even though it has done in the past. I have major depressive disorder and have been feeling extremely low for over a month now. Since i have been taking Mirtazapine, i have felt extremely groggy and yesterday i had crying periods when i just couldn't stop, it was so horrible. today the mental health team are coming to see me which im really nervous about. im so desperate to feel better but i do realise there is no quick fix. A psychiatrist I saw last week said that if you increase the dose to 30mg it can make you feel less groggy!

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    hi i had same problems of feeling groggy weeping all the time and depression back with a vengence plus no sleep due to heavy restless legs. i went to my gp and told her so she gave me sertralene abslolutely wonderful you must ask for them.

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    I'm not sure if increasing the dose could help. If you have a mental health team, maybe they can offer some advice. I really do hope you start feeling better soon, but I am in the dark as well with understanding how these things work. Maybe it will take longer to have any effect?

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    Now 7 days anxiety free. So glad I stuck with the Mirtazipane. Merry Christmas to all and I wish everyone a happy 2019 with a full recovery from your ailments X

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