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Hydroxyzine vs. Mirtazapine for Anxiety

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Hydroxyzine

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Other Names: Atarax   Vistaril   Hydroxyzine HCl

Mirtazapine

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Other Names: Remeron   Zispin
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 12,178 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 33,304 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Hydroxyzine ( sold as Vistaril, Atarax) is a first-generation antihistamine of the diphenylmethane and piperazine classes. It was first synthesized by Union Chimique Belge in 1956 and was marketed by Pfizer in the United States later the sam... Read more on Wikipedia
Mirtazapine (Remeron, Avanza, Zispin) is a tetracyclic antidepressant (TeCA) used primarily in the treatment of major depression. It is also sometimes used as a hypnotic, antiemetic, and orexigenic, and for the treatment of anxiety, amo... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Dar
March 21, 2014
Dar wrote
Hydroxyzine
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By Nellie
February 14, 2014
Nellie wrote
Mirtazapine
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By Eleanor
January 29, 2014
Eleanor wrote
hydroxyzine was precribed for me for itching (eczema) nwo doc is taking me off it
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By Mahya Tayyar
September 24, 2013
Mahya Tayyar wrote
Ritalin and Atarax
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By Claire
September 13, 2013
Claire wrote
Mirtazapine and Bipolar
Hello I just wanted to let you Kno I was in the same boat and I can tell you now Mirtazapine will make it worse, because my bipolar is mostly depression with manic phases I was put on Mirtazapine up to 45 then told them I feel a lot worse this was a month after I had them put up so it wasn't like the first 2 weeks of feeling worse, anyway my psych lowere it to 30 and now take quetiapine 75 mg as well its an anti psychotic and its helped me a lot I think u should suggest to ur Dr that the meds
babygirl0690  |  April 2, 2014
Please look up Mirtazapine online, I had a doctor prescribe this med with out my knowledge. I ended up with swelling of my toes & ankles, passing out , and manic depression. I ended up baker acted from this med, please tell your Doctor you would like to try something else or seek another Doctor. Good luck I will be praying for you.
Nellie  |  February 14, 2014
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By Doris Lee
August 7, 2013
Doris Lee wrote
had a spell after taking mirtazapine and pramipexole. do they go together?
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By patsy
August 7, 2013
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mirtazapine
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What patients are saying about Hydroxyzine vs. Mirtazapine

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or 7.5-15mg mirtazapine before choosing Seroquel. Leave the...
...and the nastiness of the anticholinergic effects will probably make you feel even more physical anxiety. Try 75-100mg hydroxyzine or 7.5-15mg mirtazapine before choosing Seroquel. Leave the 'que...
and 50mg of hydroxyzine. This combination works well for my...
...or trazodone, 45mg of mirtazapine and 50mg of hydroxyzine. This combination works well for my depression and...
on remeron (mirtazapine) which is working superbly at the...
...It was the first sign anything was wrong mentally, taking on average until 5 AM to fall asleep when I committed to going to bed at 10:00 pm. I have been on elavil, atarax (hydroxyzine), trazodone. ...
I take my mirtazapine in the AM and early PM...
...hydroxyzine pamomate with my PM dose of mirt. (around 3 PM) and then again at bedtime. There was no way that I could have ever slept on the mirt. from the get go, my DR immediately chnged my Sig (D...
hydroxyzine and it seems to help dull anxiety and make...
...or a prescription antihistamine like hydroxyzine (Vistaril).  I've taken hydroxyzine and it seems to help dull anxiety and make me sleepy.  ...with low doses of mirtazapine (Remeron) for sleep. ...
if you take them together (mirtazapine is usually taken...
...if you take them together (mirtazapine is usually taken at night), the hydroxyzine is gonna do jack shit. Mirtazapine has an extremely high ...be usefull to take hydroxyzine during the day and...
as usual. I take 45mg of mirtazapine and im stable at that...
...ran the same way pretty much with the affinity of mirtazapine, so the plan was to take the hydroxyzine about 3 hours before the mirtazapine and then the ...usual. I take 45mg of mirtazapine and ...
me hydroxyzine to take for anxiety alongside my daily...
...mirtazapine. What im wordering is although they both act at the H1 receptor, which one is more potent? Or will they work to increase the anti-histamine action of each one? The doctor seemed fairly...
(in my experience, mirtazapine, and the antipsychotics...
...(in my experience, mirtazapine, and the antipsychotics ...I should. I'm on hydroxyzine for nearly half ...fall), and, for me anyways, it doesn't produce any increased hunger. If H1 antagonism...
Hydroxyzine for Sleep?? My 10 year old nephew came to visit...
Hydroxyzine for Sleep?? My 10 year old ...) for my nephew.  The Hydroxyzine made my nephew very, very ...pill was what he takes for sleep (Mirtazapine?) at home.  Should I be...
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