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A 27-year-old male asked:

i'm taking trazodone 50mg that i upped from 25mg after 1 day. i exp. a manic episode @ work today. is zoloft (sertraline) better for insomnia, deprsion & anxiety?

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Dr. Patricia Foster
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Talk to doctor: You're also taking Brintellix, an antidepressant which can interact with Trazodone to boost serotonin in the brain. Meds and whatever you're calling a "manic episode" should be reviewed with prescribing doctor. Please don't make any changes on your own. Be sure to have regular appointments with prescriber or consider a psychiatrist. Your situation is complicated and requires careful monitoring.

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Last updated Mar 19, 2017

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