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Experience:  Psy.D. in Clinical Forensic Psychology with a background in treating severe mental illnesses.
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remeron and weight gain.what mechanizm?.is there something

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remeron and weight gain.what mechanizm?.is there something work as remeron?>

DoctorZ :

Hello again, I believe I can help you with your question

DoctorZ :

May I ask, why were you prescribed the Remeron? For what specific diagnosis because Remeron is used as an anti-depressant and can be used to help lower anxiety as well

Customer:

for ptsd

Customer:

and dissoction

Customer:

am taking zoloft +remeeron

Customer:

but remeron help me,in other way make me deppressed

DoctorZ :

By the way the weight gain associated with Remeron is not fully understood, but most researchers believe it is a secondary effect on certain Serotonin receptors (specifically 5-HT2C and H1).

DoctorZ :

So Remeron does not help specifically with dissociation, but will help with some symptoms associated with PTSD

Customer:

is effexor like it?

Customer:

same effect?

DoctorZ :

No, Effexor is a different type on antidepressant and should not be used together with the Zoloft, unless both are at very low doses

Customer:

ok but same effect?

DoctorZ :

Yes it will have the same anti-depressant and anti-anxiety effects.

Customer:

did it make weight gain?

DoctorZ :

Weight gain is a side effect, especially at high doses

DoctorZ :

Most antidepressants cause weight gain

Customer:

no but not like remeron

Customer:

i take remeron

Customer:

i eat like monster

DoctorZ :

If you have a normal dosage with the Effexor it should not increase your appetite or make you gain weight. Also another antidepressant that does not cause weight gain is Wellbutrin.

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