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long term side effects of trazodone

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Trazodone/Klonopin: Trazodone is an antidepressant that helps sleep, Klonopin (clonazepam) is a benzodiazepine that helps anxiety. Only concern with long-term use of Klon ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Sangal
Dr. R Sangal answered
42 years experience Sleep Medicine
Safe medicine: Trazodone is a safe medicine and is marketed for depression but is very effective for insomnia. Side effects may include dry mouth, blurred vision, di ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Trazodone SE's: Feeling dizzy or faint, Blurred vision. Dry mouth, Constipation, Increased appetite, Difficulty urinating.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Orthostatic Hypotens: Trazadone can cause orthostatic hypotension and sedation. And at higher does antidepressant so if u give it for some one with bipolar diagnoses , may ... Read More
Dr. Seth Kunen
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends . . .: Serious side effects (se’s) of trazodone are priapism, allergic reactions, problems breathing, thinking changes & stiff muscles. Sedation results fro ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Trazodone: Common ones, being dose-dependent, are result of drying effects, such as dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, dry skin, etc.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Esguerra
15 years experience Psychiatry
Trazodone/Desyrel: Trazodone is an antidepressant often use to help with sleep. It can cause sleepiness, a hung-over feeling the next day, blurred vision, dry mouth, in ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lawrenzi
14 years experience Family Medicine
Depression or sleep: Usually used for above two disorders. Can be used for other conditions as well. Side effects can include headaches, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, ner ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Trazodone: Talk to your prescribing doctor about adjusting the dose if it is low.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary p Marshall
37 years experience Clinical Psychology
Side-effects caution: First ,you need to know why it was prescribed. Second, you need to look for other solutions with fewer or no side effects. You have two medicines pres ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Berkowitz
33 years experience Psychiatry
Not many: Zoloft (sertraline) and trazodone are often prescribed together. Some people find that zoloft (sertraline) can interfere with sleep and trazodone oft ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
When : When you say you abused it, I am assuming you took more than you were prescribed to take. In this case, the side effects you listed do commonly occur. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Escitalopram: 28 year old with a question about insomnia from Lexapro. Studies show SSRIs such as escitalopram can cause rapid cycling of bipolar disorder and induc ... Read More
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