Originally Posted by crazytoexist
not trying to be an ass, but any citations/evidence? I was taking Mirtazapine
for insomnia/anxiety and yes, it really does help you get to sleep but not sure where you get 'most of the time' from.
I apologise for my poor english but I don't understand what you mean when you say 'get most of the time'. First of all I do not recommend taking mirtazapine for fun or for dreaming. I was also taking mirtazapine for two years and most of my nights I had strange dreams.
I believe it's well known that mirtazapine causes dreams and nightmares as a side effect
. I'm reading at wiki that vivid dreams is a side effect. Also: "mirtazapine has been shown to increase REM sleep even with acute administration, i.e., at 2 days. It has also been shown to increase total sleep time, sleep efficiency, and stage 2 and slow wave sleep. These effects persisted after 5 weeks of treatment."
Source from ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
"Since more antidepressants
suppress REM sleep, they are known to cause insomnia rather than nightmares, but mirtazapine has a sleep-promoting action by increasing total sleep time, sleep efficiency and slow wave sleep, and there may be an association of the drug
Source from psychopharma.eu as a pdf. Sorry I can't post links.
I am sure you can find a lot about mirtazapine's vivid dreams in google scholar and at Drugs
mkultra5979 added 13 Minutes and 25 Seconds later...
Oh, sorry, I get it, 'most of the time' was mine (lol...)