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What is trazodone used for and it's side effects?

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Dr. James Lawrenzi answered

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Usually used for above two disorders. Can be used for other conditions as well. Side effects can include headaches, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, nervousness, decreased ability to concentrate or remember things, fatigue, and many others.

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Dr. Lynne Weixel answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

It's an antidepressant of the serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitor (sari) class. & also has anti-anxiety and sleep-inducing effects.Its side-effects incl all the usual (some quite concerning) but also may have some unique sexual libido enhancements. Read about it and keep your doctor informed if you have concerns.

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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Anxiety , depression , insomnia.

Answered Mar 7, 2019

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Dr. Alan Ali answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Is antidepressant with sedative & anticholinergic properties, hence enhances sleep but causes weight gain, dry mouth, constipation and blurred vision.

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