Trazodone is used for treating depression. It may also be used for relief of an anxiety disorder (e.g., sleeplessness, tension), chronic pain. Trazodone (brand names Desyrel, Molipaxin, Deprax, Trittico, Thombran, Trialodine, Trazorel) is a psychoactive compound with sedative, anxiolytic, and antidepressant properties. Trazodone is a tetracyclic antidepressant medication. Trazodone is an oral antidepressant drug.
What are trazodone tablets?
TRAZODONE (Desyrel) is an antidepressant, a medicine that helps to lift mental depression. It can help patients whose depression has not responded to other medications, or who have experienced limiting side effects with other antidepressants. Trazodone may also be used to treat other conditions such as problems sleeping, anxiety, and panic attacks.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
attempted or thinking about suicide
heart disease, or previous heart attack
irregular heart beat
an unusual or allergic reaction to trazodone, other medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I take this medicine?
Take trazodone tablets by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Swallow the tablets with a drink of water. Take trazodone shortly after a meal or a light snack. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Do not stop taking the tablets except on your prescriber's advice.
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is less than four hours to your next dose, take only that dose and skip the missed dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
What drug(s) may interact with trazodone?
herbal medicines that contain kava kava, St John's wort, or valerian
medicines for high blood pressure
medicines for seizures
other medicines for depression
Because trazodone can cause drowsiness, other medicines that also cause drowsiness may increase this effect of trazodone. Some medicines that cause drowsiness are:
barbiturates such as phenobarbital
certain antidepressants or tranquilizers
certain medications used for Parkinson's disease, such as entacapone or tolcapone
certain antihistamines used in cold medicines
Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
What side effects may I notice from taking trazodone?
Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:
fast or irregular heartbeat (palpitations)
painful erections or other sexual dysfunction
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
muscle aches or pains
unusual tiredness or weakness
What should I watch for while taking trazodone?
Visit your prescriber or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. You may have to take trazodone for two weeks or more before you feel better. If you have been taking trazodone for some time, do not suddenly stop taking it. Your prescriber or health care professional may want you to gradually reduce the dose; ask for advice.
You may get drowsy, dizzy or have blurred vision. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how trazodone affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol may increase dizziness or drowsiness; avoid alcoholic drinks.
Trazodone can make your mouth dry. Chewing sugarless gum, sucking hard candy and drinking plenty of water will help.
Do not treat yourself for coughs, colds, or allergies without asking your prescriber or health care professional for advice. Some ingredients may increase possible side effects.
If you are going to have surgery, tell your prescriber or health care professional that you are taking trazodone.
Where can I keep my medicine?
Keep out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.
Store at room temperature, approximately 25 degrees C (77 degrees F). Avoid temperatures above 40 degrees C (104 degrees F). Protect from light. Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
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What is a generic medication?
Wikipedia gives the following definition: “Generic drug (pl. generic drugs, short: generics) is a drug which is produced and distributed without a brand name. A generic must contain the same active ingredients as the original formulation. In most cases, it is considered bioequivalent to the brand name counterpart with respect to pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties. By extension, therefore, generics are assumed to be identical in dose, strength, route of administration, safety, efficacy, and intended use. Mind that the pills you will receive from us differ in appearance from the brand name ones. The looks of medications as well as brand names are the intellectual property of the brand manufacturer. Thus to avoid any accusation of copyright infringement we have to change the shape and the color of the generic pills as well as use the name of the active ingredient (generic name) instead of the brand name for printing on pills. Please be aware that the generic pills differ in appearance from the brand name medications. Our pills are round shaped and blister packed (10 pills per each blister). The name of the active ingredient as well as the weight are specified on the pill itself.
Why are generic pills cheaper than the brand name ones?
The principal reason for the reduced price of generic medicines is that the creation of the generic drug runs up less cost and therefore a lower price can be offered and still maintain profitability.
Manufacturers of generic drugs are mainly able to avoid the following three costs that brand name pharmaceutical companies incur: (1) costs associated with the research and development of the drug; (2) costs associated obtaining regulatory approval (i.e. proving safety and efficacy of a drug); and (3) marketing costs.
First, Generic manufacturers do not incur the cost of drug discovery and instead reverse-engineer existing brand name drugs to allow them to manufacture bioequivalent versions.
Second, generic manufacturers do not bear the burden of proving the safety and efficacy of the drugs through clinical trials - rather, generic manufacturers must prove the generic drug’s bioequivalancy to the existing drug.
Third, these companies receive the large benefit of the marketing and advertising that goes into pushing the innovator drug. The brand name drug has to prove itself in the eyes of the consumer, generic ones do not. The drugs that generic manufacturers are selling have been on the market for usually a decade or more and do not need additional advertising. For the same reason, generic manufacturers also do not give away sample doses to promote their products. The significant research, development and marketing costs incurred by the large pharmaceutical companies in introducing a new drug to the market is often cited as the reason for the high cost of new agents - they wish to recover these costs before the patent expires. Generic manufacturers do not incur these costs, with bioequivalence testing and manufacturing costing relatively little, and are able to charge significantly less than the brand. Buy discount Trazodone (Desyrel) online. Order cheap generic Desyrel (Trazodone) without prescription. Purchase Trazodone (Desyrel) - low cost and price, but high quality.
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