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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

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I currently take the medications trazodone, and koloptopin is there any long term side effects I should be worried about?

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I currently take the medications trazodone, and koloptopin is there any long term side effects I should be worried about?

Trazodone/Klonopin: Trazodone is an antidepressant that helps sleep, Klonopin (clonazepam) is a benzodiazepine that helps anxiety. Only concern with long-term use of Klonopin (clonazepam) is dependency & withdrawal. ...Read more

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I've never taken ambien cr. I took ambien for five years long term. No longer works like it once did. Explained to sleep doc and he still wants me to try it? w the Trazodone 150 mg I stopped after being on it for a year and it stopped working.

I've never taken ambien cr. I took ambien for five years long term. No longer works like it once did. Explained to sleep doc and he still wants me to try it?  w the Trazodone 150 mg I stopped after being on it for a year and it stopped working.

May work better: Ambient CR is a slightly higher dose than the regular ambien (zolpidem) and it is a controlled release (CR) so that the medicine is enters your bloodstream over an extended period of time, so it may help keep you asleep longer. I hope it helps! ...Read more

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Taken trazodone, seroquel (quetiapine) and remeron for chronic insomnia with no success, any other long term solutions?

Taken trazodone, seroquel (quetiapine) and remeron for chronic insomnia with no success, any other long term solutions?

Evaluation: You haven't said what type of evaluations you've had for your chronic insomnia. Medicating it has so far not been effective for you. Insomnia can be part of certain psychiatric conditions -- like depression, anxiety disorders, & substance abuse. There are also primary insomnias, which formal sleep studies can discern and for which focused treatments can be given. Please ask your doc about this. ...Read more

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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?

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

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How long do sexual side effects last after discontinuation of trazadone? I'm referring to desire/performance aspect of it.

How long do sexual side effects last after discontinuation of trazadone?  I'm referring to desire/performance aspect of it.

Soon: Side effects of both libido as well as sexual functioning should return in about 1 to 2 weeks after discontinuation of the drug. If that doesn't happen readily you may wish to check with your doctor to be sure that something else is not contributing to the problem. ...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 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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How long would it take 25 mg of trazadone to clear your body ...take 11pm for sleep?

How long would it take 25 mg of trazadone to clear your body ...take 11pm for sleep?

50-60 hours: Elimination half life of trazodone is about 10-12 hours. Most meds take about 5 half lives to eliminate 95%+ from our systems. So figure about 50-60 hours. Hope this helps. Dr R ...Read more

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I take trazodone for sleep make me sleep fast but not longer then 5h I try different But it's the same whatyou recommend me I want to change another?

I take trazodone for sleep make me sleep fast but not longer then 5h I try different  But it's the same whatyou recommend me I want to change another?

Study your problem: The BEST way to solve your problem is to know exactly WHY you suffer from insomnia and address those reasons instead of just giving you medicine which eventually is not going to work AT ALL. Study your problem 1st, discover the cause, attack the cause, cure the problem. You weren't born an insomniac. No reason to think you were. Want to meet online? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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How long do trazadone withdrawal symptoms last?

How long do trazadone  withdrawal symptoms last?

Trazodone: It is very unusual to have withdrawal symptoms with trazodone. It is an mild antidepressant which is used at bedtime because its sedative effect, improving sleep as well as replenishing neurotransmitters involved in depression. If anything, you will find that causes headaches and vivid dreams in the first week of using it. It is not addictive. ...Read more

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How long should Trazodone take to work if only used for insomnia?

Quick and slower: To help you get to sleep, should work that night. To help you stay asleep, will take longer. Sleep initiation has more to do with relaxing the mind. Staying asleep has more to do with chronic worry and/or chronic problems that need to be fixed (manifestations of which may include anxiety or depression). ...Read more

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Hi' how long does it take trazodone to give an anxiolytic effect.

Hi' how long does it take trazodone to give an anxiolytic effect.

Trazodone effect: Although trazodone is an ssri, so it should treat depression and anxiety, for most patients it is far too sedating to be used for anything except insomnia. If it does not put you to sleep, it might help anxiety within 1-2 hours after taking it. If it does not help anxiety, try a higher dose, although this likely will put you into deep sleep.Talk with your doctor to find the best anxiety med for you. ...Read more

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If one can't sleep without trazodone, but can sleep with trazodone, does that count as sleeping? Have hang over for long while after waking up

If one can't sleep without trazodone, but can sleep with trazodone, does that count as sleeping? Have hang over for long while after waking up

It is sleeping but..: Trazadone is commonly used as a sleep aid successfully in many patients. Trazadone's strong antihistamine effects contribute to sleepiness, but some people are too sensitive to antihistamines to use it without hangover. Discuss sleep pattern & other options like melatonin and Ramelteon with your doctor. ...Read more

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I was on trazodone for sleep for 11 years and have been off it almost 4 months. I still have occasional trouble falling and staying asleep. Is this common? How long will it take my body to adjust?

I was on trazodone for sleep for 11 years and have been off it almost 4 months. I still have occasional trouble falling and staying asleep. Is this common? How long will it take my body to adjust?

Don't know what the: Underlying sleep problem was - but if this is still an issue than the issues falling asleep are understandable. How good is your sleep hygiene? 1. Keep regular bed ; wakening time (includes weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable >. ...Read more

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