Alcohol and trazodone - Doctor answers
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
See a doctor: I am hoping that you just attempting to describe a withdrawal phenomenon that involves mainly insomnia. In this case, I would recommend talking to a physician either in a clinic or emergency department about your situation. And consider melatonin or an antihistamine for sleep if they ok it. Alcohol for sleep is usually a slippery slope to worse problems and so it is best to get medical help. ...Read more
Do not mix!!!: I would imagine that each of the prescription bottles for these medications have that funny little sticker on them that says "do not drink alcoholic beverages when taking this medication." talk with your doctor about the safety of mixing the pills, and safe dosages of each. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Interactions: Trazodone is a sleep medicine and alcohol puts you to a sleep harder so it makes sense to avoid them in combination. Grapefruit has a famous interaction with many medicines because they have compounds called furanocoumarins that inhibit proteins including cyp3a4 and p-glycoprotein. This results in unpredictable effects on many other medications, and trazodone is broken down by cyp3a4. ...Read more
I'm on trazadone, xanax, pristiq, (desvenlafaxine) and wellbutrin after the sudden death of my child. I've eliminated alcohol, but not marijuana. Is this dangerous?
Woman just found out she is 7 1/2 months pregnant and has been taking trazadone, lorazapam, methadone, sodium bi carbonate, lac pregnant she has also been takin lactolose lithium cumadin warafarin alcohol what is gonna be wrong with the baby
The: The most important thing in this complicated situation is that the patient closely establish with a gynecologist so that she can have a complete evaluation including an ultrasound. Although all medications carry risks during pregnancy, in the majority of cases the baby is fine. Of course with Methadone there are risks of addiction at birth so the baby will need to be monitored closely, and Coumadin (warfarin) is a blood thinner that can't be taken during pregnancy but there alternatives such as variants of heparin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 that would usually cause so much sleepiness that it is not used at all for depression. Most people sleep well at 100mg or below. A minority needs up to 450mg to sleep well, but they have other severe mental problems also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most frequent complaint I hear is really, really sluggish brain and body.
But wait a minute; ever read all the possible side effects. Don't!
aspirin would never get thru.
I got off track; you consult with the psychiatrist who prescribed it.
Not a psychiatrist? Why, you deserve it. Well, ok. ...Read more
No: Trazodone is not approved by the fda for children. Your child's doctor may prescribe it off-label, but it is not normally used as an antidepressant for children as it has not been studied in kids. Its often used in small doses as a "sleeping pill" in adults because it is so sedating, but we try to use safer things for sleep in children. And don't give your child something prescribed for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer