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5-HTP vs Mirtazapine

5-HTP
VS.
Mirtazapine
Other name: Remeron Remeron
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
4.9
Concern level
2.7
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.5
Concern level
3.4
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5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (International Nonproprietary Name), is a natural product amino acid and chemical compound precursor (chemistry) as well as metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitt...
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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...
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Serotonin Syndrome
6
Nausea
3
Drowsy
3
Vivid Dreams
2
Groggy
1
Nightmares
1
Palpitations
1
Paranoia
1
Stomach Problems
1
Neurotoxicity
1
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Drowsy
8
Nausea
7
Increased Appetite
5
Dizzy
4
Suicidal
3
Groggy
3
Nightmares
3
Psychotic
3
Numbness
2
Serotonin Syndrome
2
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5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (International Nonproprietary Name), is a natural product amino acid and chemical compound precursor (chemistry) as well as metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitt...
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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...
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" I had a similar experience with Mirtazapine to yourself. It was(supposedly) ...stopped & have started taking 5HTP(BD), 50mg twice daily. Even ...of days on the serotonin(5HTP) I am starting to feel human... "

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took 5-HTP today and yesterday and I feel less robotic than...
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" I took 5-HTP today and yesterday and I feel less robotic than on Concerta alone. I ...i'm in need of a decent SSRI/SNRI to go along with concerta. Has anyone had experience with Mirtazapine on... "

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makes most people gain weight, I'm still underweight...
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" Quote: I know mirtazapine makes most people gain weight, I'm still underweight and I've been taking it for ...Serotonin Syndrome because I'll be taking all three (Serotone 5HTP, RR, SJW.)... "

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-HTP. claims it shouldn't have no effect on the 1...
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" 5-hydroxytryptophan 5-HTP [100MG] Had a chat with ...with the restless nights, recommended 5-HTP. claims it shouldn't have no effect on the 15mg Mirtazapine, of course I will talk... "

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n't cause sexual side effects. Mirtazapine and trazodone ar...
| www.nomorepanic.co.uk
" ...few antidepressants that seemingly don't cause sexual side effects. Mirtazapine and trazodone are meant to have fewer sexual side effects, but come with other ...some natural remedies including Rhodiola,... "

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ug is a safe drug and doesn't cause serious side effects....
| www.healthcaremagic.com
" ...can understand your concern. Mirtazapine is NAsSA drug and it is a good drug for moderate to severe depression and in various anxiety disorder. The drug is a safe drug and doesn't cause serious side... "

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I also find a homeopathic anxiety med called Anxiety Relief...
| forums.poz.com
" 5-HTP has serious possible side effects ...so do your research. Ambien has worked best for me. It helps to get all those ...all the next day and mirtazapine made me gain weight. I also find a homeopathic... "

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or insomnia. It used to be soooo sedating that it worked...
| www.mindandmuscle.net
" ...I've been slowly increasing my dose of Remeron (mirtazapine) from 2mg to 7.5mg for insomnia. It used to be soooo sedating that it worked well at very low ...been combining 7.5mg with 50mg 5-HTP and I... "

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I also find a homeopathic anxiety med called Anxiety Relief...
| forums.poz.com
" 5-HTP has serious possible side effects ...so do your research. Ambien has worked best for me. It helps to get all those ...all the next day and mirtazapine made me gain weight. I also find a homeopathic... "

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knocking me out. The Mirtazapine used to, but not any more,...
| www.nomorepanic.co.uk
" ...not knocking me out. The Mirtazapine used to, but not any more, ...about it, but I have anxiety, so I worry about ...Thank for the tip on 5HTP, but you are right, not... "

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