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Mirtazapine

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/ 33,704 posts
Other Names: Remeron   Zispin

Trazodone

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/ 69,894 posts
Other Names: Desyrel   Molipaxin   Oleptro
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 33,704 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 69,894 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
Trazodone (also sold under the brand names Desyrel, Oleptro, Beneficat, Deprax, Desirel, Molipaxin, Thombran, Trazorel, Trialodine, Trittico, and Mesyrel) is an antidepressant of the serot... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Beenroundtheblock
June 26, 2014
Beenroundtheblock wrote
Mirtazapine and Weight Gain
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By Helen Melon
May 27, 2014
Helen Melon wrote
TRAZADONE STORY
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By SCREWEDFORLIFE
February 18, 2014
SCREWEDFORLIFE wrote
DO NOT TAKE TRAZADONE--MY HORROR STORY!!!
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Patrick Do you work for the drug company ?
Class Action against Trazodone  |  May 31, 2014
I am a 16 year old female, I took Trazadone for the first time a few weeks ago, I wasn't prescribed but I'm diagnosed with insomnia so in desperate need I took 2 of my moms Trazadone pills, being stupid thinking that one wouldn't work but thinking that 2 would. That night I was already extremely stressed out from boy trouble and had very little if not any food in my stomach. About 15 minutes later I noticed the pills started to kick in and I felt like I had to throw up, from then I just decided
Helen Melon  |  May 27, 2014
LISA this is a dire t result of TRAZADONE. Reasearch the net and you will see MANY MANY men are impotent and cannot achieve a erection. When you view the litigation awards that total in millions to tens of millions depending on the case you can be DAM sure that those drug companies fought tooth and nail and LOST. If there was any chance this was just a coincidence you would not see men who have taken the same drug and have same side effect. And if read the warnings this directly states a side e
SCREWEDFORLIFE  |  May 22, 2014
I've been taking trazodone for sleeping. I've been on it for almost four years now. I've never had a bad experience or health issues. Are you sure it's the trazodone that is making you sick?
Lisa  |  May 22, 2014
I KNOW it was trazodone because my Urologist said so. If you take a look at TRAZODONE awards or lawsuits you will see awards for this same exact situation except not as many surgeries that settle in millions to tens of millions. I did my homework before I posted.
SCREWED FOR LIFE  |  May 21, 2014
Tried to say "not cheap" but ran out of space, I guess.
Kate  |  April 23, 2014
Trazodone does indeed cause priapism and this sounds like it could be related. Sadly, the doctor did not figure this out until the nerve damage had been done. For those with nerve pain, please google PEA Pure or Institute for Neuropathic Pain Netherlands. They have stuff in Europe for nerve pain and it can be imported now that the packaging has the proper English supplement facts on it. I have imported it and used it for nerve pain. It does help, but it takes awhile to kick in and it is not che
Kate  |  April 23, 2014
I'm sorry to hear that you have had such pain and that your lifestyle has significantly suffered; however, I do not believe that trazodone has caused any of your problems. They were probably pre-existing and you only noticed them at around the time you took trazodone. I am no expert but it sound like a normal human mistake associating oneproblem with a coincidental (false) "cause".
Patrick  |  March 25, 2014
Why is it that you think that Trazodone caused this? There is nothing in your story that gives a correlation between the two. What is causing your scrot pain?
Hizze  |  March 25, 2014
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By Nellie
February 14, 2014
Nellie wrote
Mirtazapine
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By Girl555
November 26, 2013
Girl555 wrote
does anyone know if it's a smooth transition from Cymbalta (Duloxetine) to Trazodone?
Try getting another drug... We are after the FDA to have this drug removed
Class Action against Trazodone  |  May 31, 2014
I have the same swallowing problem with Trazadone but not a breathing problem. I don't eat after taking it and drinking water or milk isn't a problem. Might want to check the dose
Jarbwa23  |  February 7, 2014
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By PG
November 10, 2013
PG wrote
Positive experience
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By Caroline
September 16, 2013
Caroline wrote
trazadone and swallowing problem
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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 When1Was
August 25, 2013
When1Was wrote
Great for gaining weight, bad for sleeping!
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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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By Maegan
August 1, 2013
Maegan wrote
trazadone & nausea
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What patients are saying about Mirtazapine vs. Trazodone

1,217 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
But I had the same problem with mirtazapine which was why I...
...But I had the same problem with mirtazapine which was why I switched to trazodone in the...
suicidal ( in the mornings ) on higher doses of Mirtazapine...
...from Mirtazapine to Trazadone . I was getting almost suicidal ( in the mornings ) on higher doses of Mirtazapine, but now feel ...she'd never seen anyone do well on Mirtazapine , so beware...
still get a good nights sleep without as many side effects
...Mirtazapine; I've been taking it on and off for a long time now for insomnia, it can indeed cause side effects such as increased appetite. The usual dose is 30 mg, however I've found that by taking...
and over the counter, it can help too, and zero side effects
...but good things about it, which is why I asked my doc for it (as a backup for when I can't sleep). I'll stick with it for awhile, and as long as it helps me sleep, that's the main thing! There is a...
have Remeron/mirtazapine, one of the best hypnotic AD's...
Trazadone quits working for me after a couple of days and leaves me feeling weird in the morning, like stiff *remind of ...Remeron/mirtazapine, ...
mirtazapine. Horrible drug...felt groggy all day and...
Stopped mirtazapine. Horrible drug...felt groggy all day and moody. Trazodone was much more effective, imo. Trazodone is a gentle anti depressant and good sleep aid at 50mg. I'm going to take it once...
My husband was prescribed Mirtazapine . It didn`t solve...
...the individual. My husband was prescribed Mirtazapine . It didn`t solve the ...stopped being effective and he went on to Trazadone which also helped , but for a...
husband took Mirtazapine for a good couple of years after...
...husband took Mirtazapine for a good couple of years ...they affect the individual. Mirtazapine had lower level side effects. After a while Mirtazapine was ineffective so his sedation was cha...
(before going back) with no problems. However,...
...Mirtazapine (before going back) with ...from Mirt to Trazodone ...days gap too, no taper. I also went straight back on Mirt when they didn't work out. These switches were under GPs instruc...
mirtazapine. Some hav problems with it, but it really helped...
...weeks.  Then i tried remeron/ mirtazapine. Some hav problems with it, but it really helped me sleep for about 9 months. Then i adapted, so i switched to trazodone, and that iz working now too. I t...
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