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When can I stop taking Remeron?

You can stop taking the antidepressant Remeron (mirtazapine) when you and your doctor decide it is safe and appropriate for you to do so. Some people stop taking antidepressants after an acute attack of depression has lifted, while others stay on these medications indefinitely. When you are ready to stop this medicine, be sure to carefully follow your doctor's instructions for tapering off. Abruptly quitting Remeron can cause withdrawal symptoms, such as headache, confusion, shaking and agitation.

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