Re: not sure remeron is helping
It took me a good month or more before the day time groggy feeling seemed better.
Like you, the anxiety is still with me & I've been on the Remeron since May. I took Xanax the first few weeks as the psych doc said anxiety might be worse in the beginning- she said I would know when I didn't need the Xanax anymore because it would make me too sleepy- that never happened, maybe because I always used a very low dose of Xanax ( 1/2 of a .25 mgm tab). The doc added Buspar about mid August. She wanted me to take 15 mgm of the Buspar 2 x day-- I gave it a few weeks but I can't stand the weird feeling you get from Buspar for the first hour or so. I am now taking Buspar 7.5 mgm 2-3 times per day. It helps a little but I'm still struggeling with anxiety. I've had additional health problems crop up & am in a lot of pain, so I'm sure that's not helping matters.
I read somewhere that Remeron will pull you out of the deepest darkest depression- I'm not feeling that effect but maybe it's because I have so much to deal with right now. This is my first try at medication also so I know how you feel-- you just don't know what to expect. I was hoping to feel better than this & not have the creepy crawlies of the anxiety still driving me crazy.
What dose are you on ? Please keep us Remeron users posted. I'm not sure if I should be trying something else or not.....if this is as good as it gets, I'm not happy with it. You do need to give it more time though.