Compare triazolam vs. Remeron
Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.
Helps you stay asleep.
Halcion (triazolam) can be used to help you fall asleep, but your body can become used to it very quickly.
Remeron (mirtazapine) improves your mood and helps you sleep better, but can cause more weight gain than any other antidepressant.
3.3/ 5 average rating with 152 reviewsforRemeron
- Halcion (triazolam) is available as a generic.
- Compared to other similar medicines, you're less likely to have a hangover effect from Halcion (triazolam) the next day.
- Effective at relieving some depression symptoms.
- Starts to work more quickly than most antidepressants.
- Can help you fall asleep if you have trouble sleeping.
- Can also help relieve anxiety.
- Good option if you are underweight or frail, because it can help you gain weight.
- Available as a generic.
- Your body can get used to Halcion (triazolam) after 2 weeks.
- Stopping Halcion (triazolam) suddenly can make your insomnia worse. Talk to your doctor if you want to stop taking it.
- People who take Halcion (triazolam) can have more anxiety during the day.
- Makes you more tired than other antidepressants.
- More likely to cause minor weight gain (1-5 pounds) and raise cholesterol than any other antidepressant.
- Dissolving tablet
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7possible side effects
- Nausea and vomiting5%
- Difficulty controlling movements5%
The Remeron (mirtazapine) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and risk factors
- Tolerance and addiction
- Using Halcion (triazolam) for more than 10 days
- Behavior changes
- Hangover effect
- People age 65 or older
- Memory loss
- Drinking alcohol
- Not allowing enough time for sleep
- Suicidal thoughts or behavior
- Age 24 years or younger
- Serotonin syndrome
- Using other medications that affect serotonin
- Heart problems
- History of heart problems
- History of liver problems
- Higher dose
- Driving impairment
- Taking other medicines that make you less alert
- Weight gain
- Blood disorders