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Remeron (Mirtazapine) was introduced in the United States by the Dutch firm Organon International in 1996. Organon's first product was insulin in the 1920s and in the 30s they manufactured estrogens. Scherring-Plough Corporation acquired Organon in 2007, and in 2009 they was merged with Merck Pharmaceuticals. In October 2014 the U.S. government charged the manufacturer of Remeron with making improper financial incentives (kickbacks) to nursing homes to encourage the use of their drug. They were also charged with misrepresentation of drug prices and ordered to pay restitution for breaking the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute.
A massive 2014 study of 22,610 people analyzed the affect on weight from the use of antidepressants. Remeron (Mirtazapine) was found to cause the greatest amount of weight gain, representing a 7% increase per year.
Mirtazapine is known as a Tetracyclic antidepressant and classified as a Noradrenergic and Specific Serotonergic Antidepressant (NaSSA), meaning Mirtazapine affects Norepinephrine and Serotonin.
Mirtazapine increases the release of both Serotonin and to a lesser degree Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline). Norepinephrine increases blood pressure, affects parts of the brain where attention and action is controlled. Along with Epinephrine, Norepinephrine creates the fight-or-flight response that increases heart rate and triggers the release of glucose while increasing blood flow to the skeletal muscle. Serotonin influences the cardiovascular, renal, immune and gastrointestinal systems, and is essential to regulate body temperature, heart rate, blood pressure and the sympathetic nervous system. Mirtazapine is also a potent antihistamine that contributes to its sedative qualities but is also known to cause weight gain and sugar cravings.
There have been many reports of withdrawal symptoms upon the discontinuation of Mirtazapine or with a too rapid titration. The FDA states, "Patients currently taking Remeron (Mirtazapine) should NOT discontinue treatment abruptly, due to risk of discontinuation symptoms. At the time that a medical decision is made to discontinue treatment with Remeron (Mirtazapine), a gradual reduction in the dose, rather than an abrupt cessation, is recommended."
Many patients find that even with a gradual reduction Mirtazapine withdrawal symptoms are too challenging and interfere with daily life. Our nonprofit was founded to help the public safely taper Mirtazapine and we use slow taper schedules combined with calming, all-natural nutraceuticals to help ease Mirtazapine Withdrawal.
How Point of Return can Help You
The Point of Return Program is an in-home tapering program that allows you to gradually lessen the amount of Mirtazapine while also implementing the use of all-natural, calming nutraceuticals to help ease symptoms. Mirtazapine is dangerous to abruptly or rapidly stop and our program is a proven, viable, low-cost option to continue living your life while tapering.
We are prescription drug experts that specialize in Antidepressant withdrawals.
If you'd like our assistance to taper Mirtazapine please send our nonprofit a confidential inquiry, telephone tollfree 866.605.2333 or get started on our program today.
How Our Mirtazapine Withdrawal Program Works:
- Our nonprofit team has healed from these drugs and are here to guide you through the Mirtazapine withdrawal process.
- Specially formulated nutraceuticals are utilized to help minimize Mirtazapine withddrawal symptoms.
- We identify possible Interaction items. This helps to ensure Mirtazapine withdrawal is more comfortable.
- Our all-natural approach helps to reduce symptoms of Mirtazapine withdrawal without adding more drugs.
- We provide your physician with titration guidelines to step you down comfortably.
Let our experts show you how to address symptoms the natural way. Don't let Mirtazapine withdrawals stop your life. Begin our program today.
Included in Your Mirtazepine Withdrawal Program
*nutraceuticals are used throughout the taper
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Mirtazapine Withdrawal Symptoms May Include:
aggression, anxiety, balance issues , blurred vision, brain zaps, concentration impairment, constipation, crying spells, depersonalization, diarrhea, dizziness. electric shock sensations, fatigue, flatulence, flu-like symptoms, hallucinations, hostility, highly emotional, indigestion, irritability, impaired speech, insomnia, jumpy nerves, lack of coordination, lethargy, migraine headaches / increased headaches, nausea, nervousness, over-reacting to situations, paranoia, repetitive thoughts or songs, sensory & sleep disturbances, severe internal restlessness (akathisia), stomach cramps, tremors, tinnitus (ear ringing or buzzing), tingling sensations, troubling thoughts, visual hallucinations / illusions, vivid dreams, speech or visual changes, worsened depression
Mirtazapine Side Effects May Include:
Other Names for Remeron Include: (Mirtazepine, Avanza, Zispin, Norset, Rexer, Remergil, Mirtabene, Remergon, Mirtazon, Axit, Mirtaz, Promyrtil, Noxibel, Mirzaten and Mizapin Sol)
Abdominal pain, Chills, Fever, Face Edema, Ulcer, Neck rigidity, Neck pain, Chest pain, Hypertension, Angina, Migraine, Goiter, Hypothyroidism, Thirst or dehydration, Weight loss, Abnormal healing, Diabetes, Arthritis or bursitis, Anxiety, Agitation, Twitching, Hostility, Reflexes increased, Convulsions, Sinusitis, Cough increased, Rash, Acne, Urinary retention
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