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Re: Side effects with Trazodone? Collete

Posted by paxvox on October 18, 2001, at 18:59:07

In reply to Side effects with Trazodone? paxvox, posted by Collete on October 18, 2001, at 16:48:34


I took Trazodone for up to six months at a time several different times during the past 10 years, up to the dose of 100mgs at night. I did have the side effects I mentioned, however I never had any "hangover" effects or any mental clouding. It could be your other meds (you mentioned Geodon?). I do know that I took Traz with 3 different types of ADs tricyclics,Prozac and Wellbutrin (was not taking all the ADs at the same time, but over a period of years). Personally, I think the Traz worked well for a bit. It has few negative side effects, and is often prescribed by GPs as well as Pdocs as a "better" alternative to the benzos, since Traz is not addictive as they are. Stick with it,and increase your dose (ask doc first) until you find the right amount that works for you. If you DO get it to work, as I said before, be VERY happy, because it can be used for a long period of time effectively. Good luck!





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