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    Condition: Depression
    6/19/2016 2:17:02 AM

    Reviewer: pistvet, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My VA therapist gave me this. Started at 7.5, then 15mg. Then my next visit I was shocked to hear that I was to start taking 30mg. I TOLD her that that was too much, that the 15mg dose was affecting me strongly already, why 30mg? Started having muscle pain around my ribs so bad I couldn't sleep. Got so logy I walked in front of traffic. Put on 20lbs(2 weeks after quitting, down 10, so far very ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    6/9/2016 2:30:11 PM

    Reviewer: Lisa, 35-44 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I started taking this at 7.5mg for a month and then was upped to 15mg for the second month. It took me 2 weeks for my body to adjust to this. The first 2 weeks I slept a lot and found it hard to function. I had a slightly increased appetite and have gained 15-20 pounds since I first started on this. I used to have serious bouts of insomnia but not since I started taking this. At first all I did wa ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    5/30/2016 2:01:46 AM

    Reviewer: Carol, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    After 4 years on Ambien for sleep no longer worked,took 4 hard weeks to change to mirzapine. Dosage doubled at that time and sleep returned with dreams. 10 weeks on still sleeping, dreaming longer and sleeping 7-9hrs nightly. Eating improved (ocular melanoma/1 year out)and weight gain is OK. Feeling SOOOO much better since deep sleep returned. Works with sertraline daytimes. Overall pain great ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    5/18/2016 7:25:23 PM

    Reviewer: topwater58, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I started taking mirtazapine 15mg at bed time almost a month ago I have sleep paralysis since starting this drug,its just worth it.

    Condition: Depression
    5/14/2016 8:11:30 AM

    Reviewer: Suziers, 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Taken for 2 weeks now. Bad..very swollen ankles/legs/fingers; dizziness at any point not just on standing; weight gain - 8 to 14 lb (depending on time of day

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