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Taking remeron for anxiety. On paxil, ativan and buspar. Safe to take all medications together?

taking Remeron, for 8 months now for anxiety...30mg, then 40mg. back to 30mg. now trying to get off the stuff and taking 7.5 mg and really feeling bad....withdrawals? What can I do if it is....how long will this go on? Also recently put on Paxil, Ativan, Buspar...are these drugs together a problem as I don't want to take drugs but this nervous condition start late in life as I am 71. Life is just awful now want to be off this stuff...what do you think I should do?
Asked On : Thu, 23 May 2013
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Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

Remeron is an antidepressant , it increases the activity of norepinephrine and serotonin.Paxil is in the SSRI family and acts to increase the levels of serotonin.

In some cases of resistant depression or anxiety multiple medications are used.

It would be best to speak to your doctor before discontinuing any of the medications because they may have to tapered off in a specific way.

I hope this helps
Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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