1. J

    Mirtazapine (remeron) and Amitriptyline (elavil)

    I have been taking mirtazapine (remeron) 30mg for 2 years. It doesn't help me with my anxiety or depression. I continue taking it for insomnia and maintaining my weight. I have been looking for an anti-depressant that helps with my anxiety/panic. I have already tried a couple with bad side...
  2. S

    Help with Mirtazapine withdrawl

    I was put on Mirtazapine two years ago for an eating disorder. Gained 2 stone in weight (28lbs) and had night sweats too. Want to get off this medication due to weight gain mainly but wanted other people's experiences of this. Question is did you have many side effects when tapering and did the...
  3. E

    Citalopram to Mirtazapine.....anyone done this?

    I've been on 40 mg of Citalopram for over two years but recently the old feelings of helplessness, depression and anxiety reared their ugly heads and I went straight to the Dr. He advised I wean myself off citalopram and switch to Mirtazapine. So I followed his advice and did 5 days on 30mg, 5...
  4. L

    Feeling numb

    Hi, I don't usually go looking for help but I was diagnosed with depression about 5 months ago but I've had it for around 10 years. My GP started me on fluxotine (or however you spell it) then put me on mirtazapine which I've been on for around 3 months recently upping the dose to 30mg. Ever...
  5. D

    Cannot catch a break (long read)

    1. Introduction I'm not sure if this post belongs here as it may not be related to BPD. It's more of a rant post because I'm struggling too much. I was diagnosed with BPD which triggered the start of medication for me but this was disregarded as I had only just turned 15 so there was plenty of...
  6. M

    Life after Mirtazapine and Counselling

    So after around a year of being on 30mg of Mirtazapine a day and monthly visits to a counsellor, the latter decided to call time on my visits as I was improving month by month and I stopped taking the medication entirely - cold turkey. The end date for my counselling and my medication review...
  7. October

    Mirtazapine 15mg and alcohol?

    Hi everyone! I've been dealing with depression and anxiety for years, however, I had the best 8 months of my life last year when I didn't have to deal with either of these horrible mental illnesses. I slowly tapered down to 7.5mg of Mirtazapine but as I was tapering down, I had a massive panic...
  8. B


    Hello all I have BPD and have previously been on Citalopram and Sertraline both of various doses. I have today been given Mirtazapine 15mg x1 daily. I was wondering if anyone had any experiences with this treatment? Many thanks Beyond
  9. A

    30mg mirtazapine to 45mg mirtazapine

    Hello, I have been taking 30 mg mirtazapine since March for panic disorder,general anxiety and depression. I also have a fear of vomiting and it has became a phobia of mine. If I feel sick I have a full blown panic attack which makes me feel even more sick. Well I’m supposed to take 45mg tonight...
  10. K

    Feeling really low and anxious since starting Mirtazapine

    Hello, I've just recently come off Citalopram (because it was making me wake up several times throughout the night), and have gone on to Mirtazapine with the guidance of my doctor. I started off taking 15mg but the effects were too sedating so last week my doctor put it up to 30mg. Since then...
  11. S

    Hayone moved from mirtazapine to sertraline?

    Hi I've been on mirtazapine and quetiapine for a long time but my anxious is far from under control. My GP said that sertraline works well for anxiety but she didn't want to swap me without the OK from the complex care team. After leaving a message a day for 10 days, I've finally got to talk to...
  12. B

    Olanzapine, Mirtazapine, Lamotrigine, Venlafaxine, Propranolol, Diazepam

    Olanzapine, Mirtazapine, Lamotrigine, Venlafaxine, Propranolol, Diazepam Hi, I am still trying to find someone who is a similar age (21) and in a similar situation to the current medication cocktail I take. Olanzapine 10mg Lamotrigine 200mg Venlafaxine 375mg Mirtazapine 15mg Propranolol 80mg...
  13. J

    Mirtazapine and amitripyline

    Hi everyone, I've been taking amitripyline for a while now which is all ok. I've had a bad blip with depression and what I believe to be exacerbated by really bad pmt symptoms. My doctor has prescribed in addition, Mirtazapine (15mg). My first tablet tonight. I'm really worried about the weight...
  14. R

    Continuos muscle twitches after olanzapine and mirtazapine. Can it be tardive dyskinesia?

    Continuos muscle twitches after olanzapine and mirtazapine. Can it be tardive dyskinesia? Hello everyone, my name is Nicholas and I'm a 21 years old guy from Italy. I suffered from chronic insomnia from the age of 15 and in mid-February 2017 was prescribed before bedtime the antidepressant...
  15. R

    Advice support please

    Hi all, I'm new to this forum, i am hoping to find some advice from people who are in the same situation or have had similar experiences. I suffered with anxiety for a good year, the conscious worrying was mostly to do with my children (4 and 6 at the time) ... about them potentially coming...
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    Hi my name is Fran and I am new to this forum and really nervous. I have wanted to join this forum for ages and kept putting it off so here I am 😯
  17. P

    Please help me! Mirtazapine for anxiety.

    Hi, I'm new to the forum but I wanted to see if anyone else has had any experience with taking Mirtazapine for anxiety? I have been on Sertraline for about four years but its effects seemed to be wearing off so my GP decided to change me over to Mirtazapine. This was almost six weeks ago, I...
  18. P

    Is it my place to say?

    I need some advice. Since July last year my boyfriend has been taking Mirtazapine for depression. However since he's started taking it I've noticed a change. He's become a lot more apathetic and passionless. It's like he doesn't care about anything. We're in a long distance relationship and...
  19. A

    Mirtazapine for Panic and GAD

    Hello, I need help and advice! I was on Ciprelex for 6 years for mild anxiety. My mom passed away 2 years ago and 6 months later my world was turned upside down by anxiety. I couldn't leave the house for weeks! I just layed in bed trying to fight the feeling of wanting to die rather than live...
  20. I

    burn-out/ extreme exhastion

    Maybe this is not the best place to write this, but I sort of feel like this is becoming/ could become the closest to a support group for me. I am going through something that fits the definition of burnout, except somewhere there there is still the motivation of doing something good and the...