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Mirtazapine

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/ 36,578 posts
Other Names: Remeron   Zispin

Paxil

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/ 264,519 posts
Other Names: Paroxetine   Paxil CR   Seroxat   Paroxetine HCl
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 36,578 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 264,519 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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
Paroxetine (also known by the trade names Aropax, Paxil, Seroxat, Sereupin) is an selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant. Marketing of the drug began in 1992 by the pharmaceutical company SmithKline Beecham (pharmac... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Jennett Pearson
September 12, 2014
Jennett Pearson wrote
Leukemia
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By Tracie
September 3, 2014
Tracie wrote
Mitrazapine and maxalon
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By KTB
September 2, 2014
KTB wrote
Bipolar - Medication - Thyroid - Weight Gain
Hi, congratulations on your Wedding, And your on going mental health.
I've been on a high dose of mirtazapine for 5 years and piled on weight, as well as a strong opiate, and gabapentin for arthritis.
Anyway, I've managed to lose nearly 3 stone so far by using diet whey protein, with almond milk.
I have two a day, one around lunch or a bit later which i add some fruit, like strawberries, pine apples etc, you can be it fresh or buy frozen packs made for smoothies from supermarkets.
and buy the
Kevin  |  September 13, 2014
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By EasterBunny
July 24, 2014
EasterBunny wrote
Paxil equivalent sexual dysfunction
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By Beenroundtheblock
June 26, 2014
Beenroundtheblock wrote
Mirtazapine and Weight Gain
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By sherdee21
May 22, 2014
sherdee21 wrote
violent dream
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By Jen
February 26, 2014
Jen wrote
Blackouts on Paxil
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By Nellie
February 14, 2014
Nellie wrote
Mirtazapine
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By Patty
February 8, 2014
Patty wrote
Paxil and Gastritis
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By Emily
December 18, 2013
Emily wrote
Tastes like metal in my mouth
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By Joe
September 30, 2013
Joe wrote
Dreams and talking while sleeping on Paxil
I'm off of them now and no more dreams like that
October 1, 2014
Me too man
Johnny  |  October 1, 2014
Sounds like thrush.
Hi  |  September 12, 2014
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By Claire
September 13, 2013
Claire wrote
Mirtazapine and Bipolar
Im on mirtrazine 15mg quietipine 125mg and i feel great on these drugs for BPD... Just today been put on 400 eplim as mood stabilizer.... I have high hopes as im doing so well... gl
Sarah  |  June 12, 2014
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
patsy wrote
mirtazapine
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What patients are saying about Mirtazapine vs. Paxil

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which by the way has no sexual side effects. See...
...when I took Paxil I had the same sexual side effects. Fortuanately I don't ...doctor switched me to mirtazapine, which by the way has no sexual side effects. See if you doctor...
one of the side effects of Mirtazapine low sex drive in men...
...one of the side effects of Mirtazapine low sex drive ...was on Paxil and I had a very low sex drive so I told my doctor and she put me on Mirtazapine, but I ...
ideas. The Mirtazapine will screw things up further, and...
No to both ideas. The Mirtazapine will screw things up further, and going cold turkey from 15mg of Paxil is a terrible idea. Just because it's not helping you at the present moment doesn't mean you...
I was also taking, and most of the 'side effects' went away...
...dropped the Mirtazapine I was also taking, and most of the 'side effects' went away. It seems ...worked) and Paxil (impotent!)...
dr. switched me from the paxil to mirtazapine. one of the...
...now since my dr. switched me from the paxil to mirtazapine. one of the reasons she changed me to mirtazapine, apart from the paxil doing nothing, was because it ...[i was taking stilnox for sle...
and mirtazapine none worked for me either. Only one that...
...celexa, zoloft and mirtazapine none worked for me either. Only one that...
I was on mirtazapine, that really helped, switching over...
...I'm feeling zero sexual problems, even while on Celexa (been on ...I was on zoloft, the ...medication. When I was on mirtazapine, that really helped, switching over from Paxil. As for...
tell me mirtazapine's side effects are better.. I pray...
...Anyone ever tried mirtazapine?? I have ...of it is.. I have tried Zoloft and Paxil and the side effect where to much for me to take.. They tell me mirtazapine's side effects are better.. I pr...
tell me mirtazapine's side effects are better.. I pray...
...ever tried mirtazapine?? I have ...of it is.. I have tried Zoloft and Paxil and the side effect where to much for me to take.. They tell me mirtazapine's side effects are better.. I pray for...
because remeron/mirtazapine gave me problems with...
Quote: i had a great time sexually while on paxil for ten years before it ...i know that when paxil worked wonders for me ...this is interesting because remeron/mirtazapine gave me problems ...
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