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Would 50 trazadone taken at one time cause death or other injury?

Would 50 trazadone taken at one time cause death or other injury?

Not likely: It would not likely cause death or injury. One of the known side effects of trazodone generally at higher doses but can happen at lower doses too is priapism. This is where you have erect penis that won't subside for hours and is painful and requires emergency response if lasts too long. You won't have to worry about that. It is considered relatively safe. Discuss concerns with ur provider. ...Read more

Trazodone (Definition)

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


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Can oxycotin & trazadone be taken together?

Trazodone: If prescribed, yes, although at high doses some sedation can occur. ...Read more

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Can trazadone and ibuprophen be taken together?

Can trazadone and ibuprophen be taken together?

Yes: But not advil (ibuprofen) pm that contains Diphenhydramine (benadryl) as it may increase risk of dizziness, drowsiness and trouble to concentrate and focus. You may ask your doc for more info. ...Read more

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Is trazadone more effective when taken with food?

Is trazadone more effective when taken with food?

Trazadone: The immediate release kind can be taken with or without food, but dosing after meals may decrease lightheadedness and postural hypotension. The extended release kind work best when taken on an empty stomach. ...Read more

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Can diclofenac 50 mg be taken with trazodone 50 mg?

Not recommended: If taken together may increase risk for bleeding of upper digestive system (GI). For more information talk to your treating physician. ...Read more

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What is trazadone?

What is trazadone?

Generic Desyrel (trazodone): Trazodone (desyrel) is an antidepressant approved by the fda in 1981, and which more recently was approved in an extended release formulation. Like prozac, (fluoxetine) it blocks reuptake of serotonin -- but not as potently as Prozac (fluoxetine) does. It has more anti-anxiety and sedating qualities to it, leading many to prescribe low doses of it for sleep. ...Read more

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What is trazadone used for?

What is trazadone used for?

TRAZADONE: It is commonly used to treat depression, it belongs to group of meds called serotonin modulators
it is also used off label as a hypnotic, and used for nightmares and sleep disturbances. Some times it is used in bipolar disorder. ...Read more

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What is desyrel (trazodone)?

What is desyrel (trazodone)?

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 more

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How should you use trazodone?

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Trazodone: Usually at bedtime, & as prescribed by your doctor, due to sedative effect. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on trazodone?

Can you overdose on trazodone?

OD: People can overdose on any medicine. Getting the depression treated gives people a second chance to excel at what they are good at. ...Read more

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Is trazodone a safe medication.

For most, yes: If prescribed and followed by a doctor, trazodone can be very safe. It's often used to help with sleep these days, rather than using it for its antidepressant features alone. It can cause dry mouth, dizziness, and nausea -- also in men, it can cause priapism at higher doses. ...Read more

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Can Trazadone be used for pain?

Possibly: Trazodone is an antidepressant medication. It tends to be very sedating and is often taken at bedtime. There are other antidepressants used today to help with pain such as Cymbalta (duloxetine). Historically the older antidepressants such as Elavil were used to help reduce pain. Some people do derive benefit from Trazodone in combination with other meds for pain relief. ...Read more

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What kind of drug is trazodone?

What kind of drug is trazodone?

Trazodone: Is an antidepressant with known anticholinergic & sedative properties, leading to sleep & drying effects. ...Read more

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What is trazodone used to treat?

Trazodone: Trazodone is indicated for major depressive disorder and insomnia. ...Read more

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Can you exercise while taking trazadone?

Can you exercise while taking trazadone?

Yes.: This agent is usually administered at bedtime and tolerance will eventually develop with time. Early in treatment there may be some lightheadedness (orthostatic hypotension). This is an individual response and may not be present in everyoner. If this does occur, your exercise regimen should be evaluated by your prescriber. ...Read more

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Does trazodone cause weight lose 50mg how?

Atypical depression?: I've never heard of it doing this--i suppose if you gained wt due to an atypical depression ; the trazadone cured the depression it could happen. ...Read more

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How long does trazodone stay in your body?

How long does trazodone stay in your body?

75 hours.: Trazodoone is metabolized in two phases. The total half life is approximately 15 hours. The medication should be out of your system in a little over three days. ...Read more

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How long does trazodone stay in your system?

How long does trazodone stay in your system?

5: 5 half lives, (elimination of trazodone is biphasic though) which is between 3 to 6 hours. This data does not correlate at all with duration of the desired effect (i assume, as a sleep agent). Ask your dr to understand how this apply to your particular case. ...Read more

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How can you reverse the effects of trazodone?

Stop it: Stop the medication and give time for the effects to wear off. ...Read more

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What is the lowest dosage trazodone comes in?

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What is the lowest dosage trazodone comes in?

Trazodone: 50mg. In usa. There is also trazonil which comes in 25mg., from abroad. ...Read more

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Trazodone 100 mg tablet makes you gain weight?

Trazodone 100 mg tablet makes you gain weight?

It certainly can: Trazodone is one of my favorite medications to help sleep. It is nonaddicting and safe for most people. But any sedating medication can give you the "munchies": craving sweets and carbohydrates. If you're not craving carbs, the trazodone is probably not the problem. Eat properly: no matter what, avoid sweets (especially sweetened drinks), junk food, cookies, candy, & simple starches like potatoes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: trazodone?

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What is the definition or description of: trazodone?

Trazodone: Is an antidepressant with known anticholinergic & sedative properties, leading to sleep & drying effects. ...Read more

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How long will 50mg of trazodone stay in your system?

Not long: Trazodone has a biphasic half-life but both phases are short (3-6 & 5-9 hours). The rule of thumb is that your body is "cleaned out" after 5 half-lives, so 5x7 = 35 hrs. A day & a half after you've taken 1 dose of trazodone, only 3% will remain in your body. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would taking 300mg of trazodone do?

Trazodone: I am also wondering, is that what is prescribed for you? . High dose Trazodone can cause morning sedation, dryness of mouth & blurred vision. ...Read more

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Why does trazodone make me sick? Could it be I'm allergic?

Why does trazodone make me sick? Could it be I'm allergic?

Brain chemicals: Trazodone can often make people feal nauseated or ill. Sometimes this is related to doses, particualrly above 100mg often seems to make more nausea. True allergy is not an "ill feeling" so likely not allergic. ...Read more

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Would a 25 mg of trazadone therapeutically last for about 3-6 hours.

Would a 25 mg of trazadone therapeutically last for about 3-6 hours.

Yes: Trazodone need only be taken every 24 hours to maintain a therapeutic blood level. ...Read more