Trazodone for pain
Trazodone for pain is an antidepressant medicine that works to balance chemicals in the brain. It’s used to treat depression, anxiety, or a combination of depression and anxiety. It can help if you’re having problems like low mood, poor sleep, and poor concentration.
Trazodone for pain comes as tablets, capsules, and liquid. It’s only available on prescription.
Trazadone is a prescription medicine that’s used to treat depression, and, even more commonly, sleep issues related to a variety of mental and physical illnesses.
It’s in a class of drugs called serotonin modulators and is thought to work by boosting the amount of the chemical serotonin in your brain.
For depression, the usual dose is 150mg daily. But in some cases, your doctor may start you on a lower dose of 100mg to reduce the chance of side effects.
For anxiety, the usual dose is 75mg daily
Trazodone side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to trazodone for pain: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop taking trazodone and call your doctor at once if you have a penis erection that is painful or lasts 6 hours or longer. This is a medical emergency and could lead to a serious condition that must be corrected with surgery.