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Dr. David
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Im not sleeping much and im on 100mg of sertraline in morning.

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hi im not sleeping much and im on 100mg of sertraline in morning. my doc put me on 15mg of mirtazapine and i took one the other night and it made me sleep really quickly and i have a phobia of sleep and didnt like that feeling. do you know if i can break in half a 15mg of mirtazapine and if i swallow half of it will it be less sedating?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David
mirtazapine comes in oral disintegrating tablet form which can not be cut
but the regular mirtazapine can be cut in 1/2
talk to your doctor about the effects of the full dose and that you want to cut the dose in 1/2
that is good the mirtazapine helped you fall asleep.
you should talk to a psychotherapist about your phobia of sleep.
you should not be scared of sleep
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