Please don’t use Remeron without consultation of doctor. Self medication is always dangerous and life taking mistake. Always refer to the medication guide which is provided by the pharmacist before you are going to use it. The information which is provided in such medication guides are valuable. It is also important to refer because by the time, the treatment dose changes, so it is vital that you keep yourself updated.
If you are not able to comprehend instructions written on the medication guide, then don’t feel shy to consult your doctor or a pharmacist. Discuss your confusion and ask any question which hits you mind.
Remeron is a medicine which is taken by mouth only. However, it’s your own choice whether you want to take it with food or without. Remeron is normally taken just once daily and that too before going to bed. If doctor has advised you some other time then follow the instructions.
Remeron is normally prescribed by the doctor, according to your medical condition and your response to therapy. In all circumstances the dosage should not exceed 45 milligrams per day, though.
In order to get the most of this medication, you should use it on a regular basis. You also need to be punctual with respect to the time. If you take it at 10:00 pm then always take it on 10:00. Don’t alter the medicinal time.
The improvement in your health won’t be observed at a short notice. It normally takes between 1 to 4 weeks to observe improvement in your health.
Some patients feel no improvement in their health when they take just one or two doses. And then they feel like they should increase the amount of the dose. This is really dangerous and not recommended at all!
Never increase the amount of your dose unless your doctor advises so.
There are some people who abandon the usage of Remeron just because they start to feel healthy again. This is bad practice. For long lasting results you should keep on taking Remeron even if you feel healthy. If you really feel like you should not take the medicine at all then first ask the doctor and take his consult for relinquishing medicine. Never do it on your own.
Leave it to your doctor to decide whether you should continue or drop taking medicine. If your doctor will feel the need of increasing or decreasing the dose- he will tell you.
Even after taking dose for three or four weeks if you don’t feel improvement, then again talk to your doctor and tell your condition. Upon hearing your feedback, doctor may advise alternate treatment.
Side Effects Of Remeron
The side effects of Remeron comprise of the following conditions.
You may feel
- Increased appetite
- Weight gain
- Dry mouth
If you feel any of the above mentioned symptoms then you should contact your doctor immediately.
If you are suffering from ‘dry mouth’ then you can choose to suck sugarless hard candy. Ice chips are another good option. If you love to chew sugarless gum then go for it. The best solution for getting rid of dry mouth is obviously drinking plenty of water.
Please also keep this fact in mind that doctor has advised you Remeron because he thinks it’s the most suitable medicine that you should have for your sleep disorder. It is possible, therefore, that you won’t suffer any of the above mentioned side effects. There are many people out there who don’t feel any symptom, because this Remeron works well for them.
You may help your doctor to prescribe you the right medication by telling him straightforward if you are suffering from any other side effects. For example, you may have swelling of the hand problem. If you have any other kind of infection, then also report it to the doctor before he prescribes you the medication.
Again, you should also seek doctor’s help if you are feeling that your heartbeat is becoming irregular after having the Remeron. You should also consult a doctor if you start to feel dizzy or you feel like you are going to faint.