I ask a question about Elavil awhile back and if I should try it. I talk to my Dr. about it and he put me on Remeron which is in the same family as Elavil. Ive not taken it yet out of fear of reactions Ive had from the other 7 AD's Ive been on. Has anyone taken Remeron for anxiety disorders/panic attacks/depression??? Im at my wits end with trying all this meds, and suffering through this for going on 2 yrs now!! HELP!!! 2009-2010 were very hard for me, and now so far, 2011 isnt looking much better!!! Im tired of being tired, Im tired of being anxious, scared out of my mind, tired of waking up each day and my thoughts going directly straight to death, either of someone close to me or myself. Wondering "Will I die today?" I really cant just do this anymore. Im not suicidal at all, just the opposite. I WANT to live, but I feel like Im not until all this craziness gets under control. Im too scared to try to live.
13 Jan 2011
It sounds like you are very upset so I am going to try to ease your mind some if I can. I am too am on Remeron and it has helped me a great deal. I can finally get some sleep which I haven't done in a few years. I too have severe depression and at one time was on Paxil which was the greatest thing that ever happened to me, I found out there is life out there it helped with my depression and anxiety a lot but they had to take me off it because of putting me on Cymbalta for Fibromyalgia but I am stil functioning with the Cymbalta and Remeron. The Remeron helps me sleep so that I can function during the day and the anxiety isn't as bad.
I would suggest to you tat you get started on the Remeron like you doctor says and see what it does for you maybe if you can sleep your depression and anxiety won't be so bad and I would also suggest if you are not already getting some steady counseling. This is a good place to also come for support and there are some good people here, yes everything has its issues like anything else but there are good people here and maybe by getting some support and taking your medicine you can start to see the light again. I hope I have helped you some. Take care, marjorie zych
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Will this medicine make me more tired. Zoloft has helped my anxiety but i heard this will too. So what do u think?
1 answer • 1 Apr 2010
4 answers • 26 Jun 2013
Please respond how long did it take you to feel any better Iam on paxil ten days no improvement in depression anxiety fear and PTSD please tell me I ...
2 answers • 22 Aug 2013
Is there anyone who had to try many medications before finding one to really help with their symptoms of depression anxiety PTSD OCD extreme fear etc ...
7 answers • 11 Sep 2013