Jump to content

Need your help on Mirtazapine!


Recommended Posts

Hey

I'm currently in the hospital because of my depression (and HPPD/DP/DR) and i saw a new doctor today. She added Mirtazapine to my current meds cocktail (Elontril,Keppra,Zyprexa), i'm gonna take the first dose tonight, has anyone had good/bad experiences with it?

To be honest i'm scared to try something new that could possibly worsen my symptoms.

I know there are already two threads about it but i couldn't find a clear answer

Thank You!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Elontril is bupropion (ADD and/or Depression drug).  Keppra is for epilepsy.  Zyprexa is an almost 'across the board' DA and 5HT antagonist  (strong antipsychotic).    

Remeron/Mirtazapine is a drug from an earlier class of ADs  (tetracyclic/NaSSA)............ [ssris being the 'newer' class].

 

Sooo.....  i assume:

 

1. Keppra for anxiety-ish stuff

2. Remeron for depression 

3. Zyprexa for craziness

4.  bupropion for depression and motivation and concentration

 

 

~ I say:   Seroquil (instead of Zyprexa) taken at night.  By daytime it metabolizes into an Elontril-like drug and will boost Elontril's effect some.   May want to go on an SSRI instead of Remeron.   Keppra could be sub'd with Klonopin or Ativan or even Valium.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.