Effexor and Mirtazapine
Been on 7 different meds for anxiety. None have worked. In fact, the last one ( Zoloft) caused me to have WORSE anxiety. It sent me to the ER, and a voluntary commitment to a psych ward. One of the worst 3days of my life. I’m now on Effexor and Mirtazapine ( California rocket fuel). Been on it for 3 weeks. Still feel like crap. I’ve been told it takes a minimum of 6 weeks to start working. I’m not looking forward to the next 3weeks. Anyone here have any experience with this drug combination?
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Did the mirtazapine work right away? I’m on my first night , been on 150 Effexor for three weeks, no appetite and trouble sleeping thanks for your feedback!
The Mirtazapine worked very quickly for me. It’s affinity for histamine receptors causes sedation. And it helped me tremendously getting to sleep. Effexor works on norepinephrine, which can cause a feeling of “jumpiness.” That’s why I only start ONE MED AT A TIME. Give the Mirtazapine more time. I did poorly on Effexor. Good luck.