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What to do if i had 50 mg of trazodone two days ago and am still feeling the effects. How long does it take to wear off?

What to do if i had 50 mg of trazodone two days ago and am still feeling the effects. How long does it take to wear off?

That is my short ans: 50 mgm trazadone, 48 hours later you still have the effects. You probably went to see an md with some complaints, which included sleep disturbance.He gave you trazadone and you sort of sleeping since then. Time for total truth. What else are you taking ... ...Read more

Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more


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I am bipolar/adhd. I am taking trazodone 50mg, Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 30mg, olanzapine 5mg, and lamictal 400mg. Will any of these interact negatively?

I am bipolar/adhd. I am taking trazodone 50mg, Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 30mg, olanzapine 5mg, and lamictal 400mg.  Will any of these interact negatively?

Few: The zyprexa and trazodone in combination can increase sedation. The trazodone and vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) in combination, the trazodone can also increase the effects of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Work with your physician and he adjust the doses and medications accordingly. Follow the direction of your physician. ...Read more

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Will taking 200 mg of trazodone for insomnia lower my dopamine levels since I have ADHD?

Will taking 200 mg of trazodone for insomnia  lower my dopamine levels since I have ADHD?

Not likely: Trazodone's mechanism of action really targets more the serotonin receptors as well as the histamine H1 receptors and a1 adrenergic receptors. It is not known to have much clinical effect on dopamine. ...Read more

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Prescribed 50mg trazodone help sleep along side Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for adhd. I feel like a zombie in the morning even after stimulant. What should I do?

Prescribed 50mg trazodone help sleep along side Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for adhd. I feel like a zombie in the morning even after stimulant. What should I do?

See psychiatrist: Trazodone causes drowsiness , so you feel zombie-like. You may have to reduce the dose of trazodone to feel normal in the morning. Have a talk with your doctor and discuss your problem. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Can trazodone treat leg pain?

Can trazodone treat leg pain?

No: Thre is no known indicaiton for trazadone to treat leg pain. One cannot state that it didn't make the pain go away but it is not recommended for this use and no known documentation to me that it releives leg pain. Discuss this with your treating physician. Very interesting if it is used for your of if it was effective. ...Read more

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Is trazodone effective for sleeping?

Is trazodone effective for sleeping?

Yes: I see my colleagues endorse trazodone only cautiously, but i've had good success with it in my practice. It's non-addictive (unlike many sleep aids), the dose is easily adjustable, and it's long-acting, so it gives a full night's sleep. It's not quick-acting, so best to take it a little ahead of bedtime. Side effects are rare in my experience. ...Read more

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Could trazodone mess up your sex drive?

Could trazodone mess up your sex drive?

Yes and No: In males, it enhances.. In females it enhances.... To some its messing it up. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Trazodone (Definition)

Is an antidepressant with known anticholinergic & sedative properties, leading to ...Read more