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Sleep paralysis is harmless from a medical aspect, but it can be deeply frightening to those that it effects. If you are supposed to take your dose once a day.

This can trigger severe cases of insomnia if experienced. I have been a very good sleep all my life, probably sleeping too much, and often napping. This can be due to a wide variety of factors. Many users report Remeron working well for depression and sleep for a period of time, then abruptly stopping to work.

I know a lot of times it just has to run it's course then we get back to normal whatever that is then the sleeping problems come back. In rare cases it may also induce sleep paralysis.

If 15mg does not seem to be working doctors may increase the dosage in increments of 15mg.

It is believed that in some patients with depression, abnormal levels of neurotransmitters (chemicals that nerves use to communicate with each other) may be the cause of their depression. Many have found that mirtazapine has a sweet spot for promoting the largest amounts of sedation.

Best of luck.


I was put on mirtazapine, for the first year just half a dose (7.5mg) I slept great. I gave tried low doses zopiclone and zolpidem and tamazrpam with no joy. Try searching for what you seek or The easiest way to lookup drug information, identify pills, check interactions and set up your own personal medication records.

Some who are prescribed As everyone’s body reacts differently to different amounts of medications the dosage used to treat insomnia for Remeron can vary. I eat healthy and drink herbal teas. Any advice greatly appreciated. Thanks for your help chuckSuz; Not a problem it really is a tough problem, I think after a while many of us have this same problem and no matter what we take or how much it is a real battle to get that sleep we need so bad. Many users report 15mg of Mirtazapine being effective in promoting sleep and causing sedation.

Hi all. With Remeron's ability to alleviate these symptoms many find their ability to sleep improves when taking this medication. Just do your best to rest as you can.Still looking for answers?

It belongs to the class of drugs known as NaSSAs or noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressants. It primarily effects the levels of serotonin and noradrenalin within the brain.

I have been a very good sleep all my life, probably sleeping too much, and often napping. For this reason those that experience insomnia that is not related to depression or anxiety may not find mirtazapine as effective as other medications in treating their insomnia.Though for the majority of patients prescribed Remeron it helps greatly with their insomnia.

Also done councilling hypnotherapy etc.

Then suddenly it stopped working, so Dr upped to 15mg still no joy. And we are all different so hope that is or well work for you other wise talk with your doctor again.Thanks for advice, I think with me it's more psychological if I sleep or not, the key to it with me is not to think about it! Case Report A 90-year-old woman was hospitalized for failure to thrive, deconditioning, fatigue, and chronic intractable lower extremity pain from a leg wound. Remeron sleep dosage. Mirtazapine may also help with insomnia through its ability to alleviate symptoms such as irritable bowel syndrome and chronic fatigue.

Usually dosages for the treatment of sleep will start at 15mg. This is due to it often producing a sedative effect in many who take it. Mirtazapine is a tetracyclic antidepressant similar to maprotiline and tricyclic antidepressants, for example, desipramine (). Remeron is most effect in treating insomnia that is related to depression as it primarily functions as an antidepressant drug with sedative side effects.

It puts everything else off.SUZ; Hope your having luck by now but it is very common to take 30mg and also very common to start you out with a low dose for side effect reason or that is enough for many people,Try and stick with the 30mg and see if that well get you back into a sleeping routine it is very hard to do much of anything without sleep. For some it may be due to Remeron not adequately treating their depression which can lead to insomnia as a side effect of depression. Wondering if anyone can help please?

Mirtazapine tablets may be associated with these serious side effects: 2.

It ensures nourishment of reproductive organs with essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals. We comply with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information - One of the leading causes of insomnia is anxiety which can lead to a pounding heart or racing thoughts making it difficult to fall asleep. Dose-Dependent Sedating and Stimulating Effects of Mirtazapine Susan D. Leonard, M.D., and Arun Karlamangla, M.D. Now they want me to up to 30mg.
Sure would be nice if they could come up with something that really would work for lots of us when we need it.

This varies from patient to patient. Then a couple of years ago after a couple of traumatic events involving family members I suddenly stopped sleeping. Thanks in advanceHiya, just reluctant because the sleep side effect stopped working at lower doses, so wasn't sure why they upping my dose... it's meant to b less effective for sleep at higher dosesI went up to 30 in order to get to sleep and stay asleep for a decent amount of time. Even 30mg felt no different to other doses. Due to its action upon these neurotransmitters it has also been found to be effective in treating sleep disorders.