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Review: could Remeron cause Bad dreams (Nightmares)?





Summary: Bad dreams is found among people who take Remeron, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Wellbutrin, and have Depression.

We study 12,139 people who have side effects while taking Remeron from FDA and social media. Among them, 61 have Bad dreams. Find out below who they are, when they have Bad dreams and more.

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Remeron

Remeron has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Remeron 12,843 users)

Bad dreams

Bad dreams (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Bad dreams 14,120 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 12,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Remeron. Among them, 61 people (0.50%) have Bad Dreams.

Trend of Bad dreams in Remeron reports

Time on Remeron when people have Bad dreams * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bad dreams68.75%18.75%6.25%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.25%

Gender of people who have Bad dreams when taking Remeron * :

FemaleMale
Bad dreams77.61%22.39%

Age of people who have Bad dreams when taking Remeron * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bad dreams0.00%0.00%2.08%2.08%16.67%8.33%20.83%50.00%

Severity of Bad dreams when taking Remeron ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bad dreams0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bad dreams ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bad dreams100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (19 people, 31.15%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (9 people, 14.75%)
  3. Anxiety (7 people, 11.48%)
  4. Restless legs syndrome (6 people, 9.84%)
  5. Temporal lobe epilepsy (4 people, 6.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Wellbutrin (14 people, 22.95%)
  2. Neurontin (13 people, 21.31%)
  3. Paxil (11 people, 18.03%)
  4. Chantix (10 people, 16.39%)
  5. Aspirin (10 people, 16.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    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
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