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Cause Of Serzone Allergy
You might: It is not uncommon to have allergic reactions (ar's) to both Nefazodone and trazodone. It is easy to confuse ar's with medication side effects (se's). Common ar's are skin rashes, breathing problems, and chills/fever. Common se's for these medications include blurred vision, dry mouth, sedation, and GI problems. Check with your md to determine if your reactions were true ar's or se's! ...Read more
Nefazadone (brand serzone) is an antidepressant closely related to trazodone. This is a potent 5-ht2a antagonist. Due to low affinities to other neurotransmitters it has fewer side effects. Unfortunately it was discontinued in many countries due to acute liver failure. Bristol-myers-squibb discontinued it in 2004. There are generic forms ...Read more
Theoretically : Serzone (nefazodone) is an antidepressant quite popular when introduced due to a favorable side effect profile. Post- marketing research showed that it can cause liver failure at a rate higher than the rate in the general population. Bristol-myers squibb discontinued it, but it is still available in generic form. Combining it with Cymbalta (duloxetine) may increase risk of serotonin syndrome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Good drug!: Serzone is related to trazadone, an earlier ad that put people to sleep. It is an effective antidepressant with low toxicity. The antidepressant action of Nefazodone is thought to be dependent on its ability to block postsynaptic serotonin type-2 receptors and inhibit presynaptic serotonin reuptake. Nefazodone also blocks norepinephrine reuptake. As effective as newer ssris. ...Read more
Does anyone know of antidepressant that doesn't have sexual side effects other than wellbrutrin or serzone?
Depends on dose: Usually nothing happens. There maybe some mild withdrawal sx but more than likely not much but maybe poor sleep. The main problem is stopping a med and having relapse of the anxiety and depression that it is treating. If you are only getting a partial response, sudden stopping can be worse than if the depression and anxiety are all better. If stopping discuss with your prescriber to prepare. ...Read more
Serzone: Is an antidepressant.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is nefazodone dangerous? My rx'er declined a trial due to the potential liver risks, but I'm not convinced given it's rarity.
An Antidepressant: Nefazadone (brand serzone) is an antidepressant closely related to trazodone. This is a potent 5-ht2a antagonist. Due to low affinities to other neurotransmitters it has fewer side effects. Unfortunately it was discontinued in many countries due to acute liver failure. Bristol-myers-squibb discontinued it in 2004. There are generic forms available in the us. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more