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Desyrel medication

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 23 years experience
Yes: Trazodone is the generic.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Desyrel (trazodone): Trazodone is generic of Desyrel (trazodone).

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAOanswered
Psychiatry 38 years experience
Desyrel (trazodone): It is the brand name for trazodone, an antidepressant which is mainly used to help people sleep. Only doses above 400mg has antidepressant effects but... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Trazodone: Is antidepressant with sedative & anticholinergic properties, hence enhances sleep but causes weight gain, dry mouth, constipation and blurred vis... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 23 years experience
For sleep: For sleep less than an hour. For depression two to four weeks.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Desyrel (trazodone) onset: Depending on your tolerance & other medications, roughly 30-60 minutes.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Desyrel: Per https://www.drugs.com/trazodone.html: "An overdose of trazodone can be fatal when it is taken with alcohol, barbiturates such as phenobarbital, ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 58 years experience
Yes: This is a common combination where trazadone is used as a sleep aid.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 23 years experience
Various: Typical side effects include: drowsiness, vomiting, uneven heart rate (arrhythmia), seizure, convulsions, irregular breathing, and priapism. In sever... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Technically not: But it is often used off label for sleep and works very well in many patients for sleep. It is fda approved as an antidepressant.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 23 years experience
Start low: Start with 50 mg.@ h.S. If this is not enough go to 100 mg.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Independent drugs: No significant interaction.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 16 years experience
See below.: Trazodone is an antidepressent, called serotonin modulator. It's an antidepressant, but other uses for it include insomnia and anxiety. If you have an... Read More
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