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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. ..

Dr. Robert Chang
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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.

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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.

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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.

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What is trazodone used to treat?

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

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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.

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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.

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Side effect of trazodone?

Side effect of trazodone?

Depends: 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.

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Desyrel (trazodone) side effects?

Trazodone/Desyrel: Trazodone is an antidepressant often use to help with sleep. It can cause sleepiness, a hung-over feeling the next day, blurred vision, dry mouth, increased appetite, incontinence among other things.

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Is trazodone good for a 9 year old?

Is trazodone good for a 9 year old?

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.

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How should you taper off trazodone?

Cut dose in half: Every 3 days, you don't want to be on any med long term for sleep.

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Will trazodone show up on a drug test?

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Trazodone: Antidepressants would not show up on drug tests.

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Trazodone, is this medication addictive?

Trazodone, is this medication addictive?

Not traditionally: Trazodone is an antidepressant. Its sedating properties make it useful for sleep problems. It differs from more clearly addictive medicines like xanax (alprazolam) or klonopin. "addiction" implies craving, continued use despite negative life effects, & withdrawal on stopping the substance. Still, stopping trazodone suddenly can lead to "discontinuation" symptoms: fatigue, myalgia, anxiety, dizziness, etc.

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Can I use novo-trazodone, and zopiclone?

Can I use novo-trazodone, and zopiclone?

Yes and no: You should not use them both at the same time unless cleared by your doc. Also, given your age (sorry to comment on that), I would definitely consult a doc prior to trying any of those, since he needs to know your history and do an exam to make sure those meds are safe for you to take.

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How much time does trazodone's sedation last?

0'-4 hours: Some people have no AM sedation when they wake. Others need a lesser dose of this prescription med if they are still feeling groggy for hours after awakening.

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Can I take Valium and trazodone on the same day?

Yes but sedating: These drugs are both sedating and could increase each other's sedating effects and possible effects on coordination, ability to drive safely, etc. But they don't interact in other dangerous ways.

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