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i was taking ambien and remeron for sleep.because of weight gain my doctor wanted to take me off remeron and take gabitril.saw on internet gabitril is for epilectics.my doctor said ambien and gabitril ok.chances of non-epilectic taking gabitril  getting seizurersthen 1%.i feel remeron is safer then gabitril.your view

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Yes, remeron is safer and you have been taking it without any adverse effects (except increase in weight). You can compare effects of both here: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/gabitril-side-effects.html & http://www.drugs.com/sfx/remeron-side-effects.html .

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