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Suggest alternative medication for Remeron

My mother-in-law who has dementia, not Alzheimer s, is in an assisted living facility. They give her Remeron for appetite stimulation, which she does need or used to - she takes 2 supplements, Boost and something else, and is maintaining a good weight. Is there something better for appetite stimulation without the other effects of Remeron?
Tue, 24 Sep 2019
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Hello,

Best appetite stimulant is cyproheptadine. It is available in syrup form. So start syrup cyproheptadine in your mother in law. Its dose is 1 tsp (teaspoon full) thrice a day before meal.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Kaushal Bhavsar, Pulmonologist
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Suggest alternative medication for Remeron

Hello, Best appetite stimulant is cyproheptadine. It is available in syrup form. So start syrup cyproheptadine in your mother in law. Its dose is 1 tsp (teaspoon full) thrice a day before meal. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Kaushal Bhavsar, Pulmonologist