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Can I get hooked on mirtazapine?

No, you will not get hooked on or addicted to mirtazapine in the way that people may become addicted to narcotics. However, many people do experience withdrawal symptoms if they abruptly stop taking mirtazapine. When stopping treatment, a gradual reduction in dose is recommended. Withdrawal symptoms may include dizziness, abnormal dreams, sensory disturbances (e.g., paresthesia, electric shock sensations), agitation, anxiety, fatigue, confusion, headaches, tremor, nausea, vomiting and sweating. These symptoms are usually mild and self-limiting. Make sure you take only the amount of mirtazapine your doctor prescribes.

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