Hi, I was taken off my SSRI Escitalopram as was bruising a lot. Started on Mirtazapine 4 days ago and all I want to do is sleep. It’s stopped the anxiety but I sleep all the time and get nothing done. On 15mgs and told to increase to 30mgs after a week. Thanks in advance x
Mirtazapine and sleepiness : Hi, I was taken... - Anxiety Support
Hi That med will make you sleepy , regarding the Dose tell your Dr how it's effecting you he/she may not up the Dose if your happy with result already, Please take care
The lowest the dose the more sedating. True.
Thank you, I’ll try the higher dose fingers crossed x
Are you taking it before bed? I was 15mg for 6 months. It made me sleepy so I took it before bed, although for the first week or two I was sleepy the next day as well.
ive been on strongest dose for years.at times I still struggle to sleep about 30 minutes before bed is what I do.do you have an alarm maybe set it so your up at the same time just to get into a routine.
I am worried about the weight gain, I’ve gone up 1/2 stone in a week! X
I gained weight also but for me at the time it was a good thing.try just eat a bit of toast just before you take it then go to bed before the hunger comes on.