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Review: Mirtazapine and Valerian





Summary: drug interactions are reported only by a few people who take Mirtazapine and Valerian together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Mirtazapine and Valerian. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Mirtazapine has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Mirtazapine 17,934 users)

Valerian has active ingredients of valerian. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Valerian 117 users)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 3 people who take Mirtazapine, Valerian are studied

Mirtazapine, Valerian outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Mirtazapine (mirtazapine)
- Valerian (valerian)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Mirtazapine is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Valerian is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aVomiting
Suicide Attempt
Somnolence
Multiple Drug Overdose Intentional

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Mirtazapine is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Valerian is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Vomitingn/a
Suicide Attempt
Somnolence
Multiple Drug Overdose Intentional

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mirtazapine is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Valerian is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/a

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Does mirtazapine cause dehydration? (1 answer)
    Dehydrated lately. Urine is very concentrated showing dehydration. Wondering if the drug in question is the cause.
  • What happens when mirtazapine 15mg is taken daily and smoking marijuana is also done
    Mirtazapine started 4 days back 15 mg daily but smoking of marijuana continues. Person is adult, 27 years and frail.
  • What do i have, it's bothering me (1 answer)
    finger bones on fire at tips and also toes burning like fire; back of neck and tip of nose very cold and eyes puffy; urine is red sometimes but then sometimes dark brown with yellow foam and white spots in it; tongue coated all white and smells bad; can't sit still because the tailbone is on fire; also burning when passing urine and poo poo smell very bad like ammonia; vision blur and see floating spots when i bend down to tie shoe--can't cook food, smell too bad, really bad if fish or carrots; sounds all loud and ringy and have the ring in right ear at night; wake up early and can't sleep well--want to throw up some times--never do, but get really dizzy--skin have rash on elbows and losing hair on top and also on botton, where it turn grey--everything smell bad, even ocean air or from fan in attic; can't stand sound of birds skawking--want to just lie down all the time--no energy--legs get weak late in morning or if i sit too long-can't watch tv no more, all the colors blur and have to sit too close and everyone get mad--stuff drip from nose and dry on upper lip--taste bad--hard to swallow--try a lot to swallow--feel lump in throat all the time--big lump on neck move up and down when i swallow; get very red and hurt a lot. what do i have? no one know. no doctor want see me. what i have?
  • Can i take l-theanine if i am taking fluoxetine?
    I went off Paxil about a year and a half ago. Ever sense I have had terrible trouble with anxiety and depression. Never feel myself. The Dr. gave me Fluoxetine 20mg and remeron 15mg. I have been on this for 9 months. No change.
    I am litteraly at my wits end. Afraid to tell my children.
    Would taking L-Theanine and or L-phenylalanine and the drugs do me any harm??? Or might they work OK together.
    I have tried so many sites. I hope I have found the right one.
    Thank you so very much.
    Fay
  • What are possible drug interactions?
    Are there any known adverse drug interactions and/or side effects for the prescription drugs I am taking?

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  • Transition from mirtazapine to cymbalta (bipolar ii) 6 week duration taken in conjunction with seroquel, propranalol and implanon
    In early September I approached my Psychiatrist to report that I was having sleep paralysis episodes as well as insatiable appetite. I had put on about 20lb in the space of 6 months since the sleep paralysis started.

    My Psychiatrist opted to wean me off the Mirtazapine and onto Cymbalta. I have now been on 60mg of Cymbalta for about 4 weeks and completely titrated off the Mirtazapine.

    I have noted that since switching to Cymbalta that I no longer have the insatiable appetite, nor have I had any further sleep paralysis episodes (though I have had a brain MRI to rule out any physiological issues - yet to receive results).

    I have noticed that I have had mild to moderate rolling nausea with the Cymbalta and that I now have food aversions. Food does not interest me as much anymore and I find that certain foods (mostly processed snacks) are no longer palatable. I also find that I become full after much smaller meal portions.

    I have found that I can no longer drink wine or spirits because they now taste awful however I can still tolerate certain brands of beer. I also no longer enjoy drinking cola.

    I am also on the Implanon Implant. I have had this implant inserted for about 12 months and my cycles have been rather regular. Since starting the Cymbalta I have had some breakthrough bleeding yet my periods have not been as painful, though they have been heavier and longer.

    My Psychiatrist will commence titrating me off the Seroquel in about two weeks and onto Topamax as it is his belief it will be less sedating than the Seroquel and that it will hopefully help as a mood stabiliser, treat my migraines and allow me to come off the Propranolol. he also hopes that I am able to loose some of the weight gained since the sleep paralysis episodes started.

    As a side note regarding the Propranolol, I have naturally low blood pressure and I find while Propranalol is generally an effective migraine prophylactic, (I do get some breakthrough migraines) it does make my blood pressure even lower which leads to dizziness and faintness when I stand up too quickly from a recumbent position.
  • Patients having false positives while on remeron
    I have had a few patients complain they are failing drug tests for Amphetamines while on remeron, and have claimed to have not used any type of Amphetamine or any (Mixed Salts). These patients are all or were on probation, parole, or under some stipulation. Iv realized most of these patients are taking another psych med. The list consists of insomnia meds such as Ambien(zolpidem), Sonata(zaleplon),Lunesta(eszopiclone). Also the Anti-Depressants Lexapro (escitalopram)and Prozac (fluoxetine). One of my patients was on Diazepam (Valium). I have switched medicines, particularly the Ambien, Lexapro, and Prozac have reversed the false negative. I prescribe many of my patients remeron. I'm a big believer in its effects on my patients moods and everyday depression. I have heard this happening before, but this was the first time I have ever had this happen to one of my own patients.(These were 5 separate patients in the span of 16 months) Of course none of these patients were criminalized based on lab results, but the issue still lies there. I know this is common for a lot of script meds to give false positives for narcotics. This is just obviously one I am putting out there. Let me know if anyone has experienced something similar.
  • 91 year old when awaken in morning confused
    91 year old with emphysema. Uses Nebulizer 3x daily, oxygen, zocor, levothyroid wakes up in morning increasingly confused. Clears during day.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • I haven't tried the herbals with the combination yet. Just the prescription meds & pamelor & gabapentin & xanax are new. I have bipolar 1 bad & SEVERE panic disorder,ptsd & I can't take most anti-depressants which is why I'm on older meds.

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On eHealthMe, Mirtazapine (mirtazapine) is often used to treat depression. Valerian (valerian) is often used to treat insomnia. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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