Trying mirtazapine again

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hi everyone I posted early jan2018 doctor gave me 15mg mitt desperate for sleep and have major depression tried 1 tablet worked well then found this site about voracious appetite and weight gain waited a few days tried 7.5 g and yes it feels like you have a bottomless pit in your stomach horrible so started on 10mgs of temazepam but that is a bento highly addictive my doctor won’t prescribe this so went to doctor today she said to persevere with mitt as it is an excellent med I live in Australia it is scorching hot up to 44 degrees Celsius last two days no aircon absolutely terrible I weigh 56kgs so tonight I will try properly to take them she said the benefits outweigh the bad effects I am desperate want something very long term can’t keep changing meds will keep you posted would love to join private Facebook page please I am female 56 years old so coming to the end of my life can live with side effects quality over quantity

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    Sara hi why are you coming to the end of your life at 56 ? I'm 54 and I hope both of us have lots of life left. I take 30mg of mirt and I have to say I'm still feeling very depressed and the hunger is a nightmare. I'm overweight as it is and I know I've put more weight on. People tell me this is a good drug for depression so I'm hoping it kicks in soon.

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    Not sure what you mean coming to the end of your life. I just turned 48 on the 17th and have one daughter who just turned 10 on the 19th. I’m tired and stressed   I see my psychiatrist this week. But I’ll never give up. I live in Canada. Miss summer. Not familiar with that other med that you mentioned. I will have to google it. But that is hot. We were close to that a week ago except-40. But broke a record of 6 C the other day. Anyways I’m tired of of being tired but I need to try something new as well. Its scary but in reality we’re all test monkeys because what works for one person doesn’t work for the next. Please don’t give up. I’ll give an update later in the week and I’ve gained weight as well 😒

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    Cant find where to post so will reply to myself tried 7.5 mg on monday night got 4 hours sleep really groggy all day tuesday didnt take anything lastnight as i was driving will take 7.5 again tonight have no massive cravings on that dosage so that is a relief no side effects apart from extreme tiredness which gives my brain a rest thanks for peoples input
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