What is Desyrel?

Trazodone (sold under the brand names: Depyrel (IL†), Desyrel (CA, US†), Mesyrel (TW†), Molipaxin (IE, ZA, UK), Oleptro (US), Trazodil (IL), Trazorel (CA), Trialodine (US), Trittico (AT, HK, IL†, SG)) is an antidepressant of the serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitor (SARI) class. It is a phenylpiperazine compound. Trazodone also has antianxiety (anxiolytic) and sleep-inducing (hypnotic) effects. Its side-effect profile and potential toxicity are considerably different from those of the original antidepressants (i.e., the monoamine oxidase inhibitors [MAOIs] and tricyclic antidepressants [TCAs]).

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My grandson is 18 years old. and taking a lot of pills under a doctors care . He won't go back to him and wants to stop taking prozac20mg. ,Desyrel...

doctor1 MD

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The drug doses should be reduced gradually.

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Hello thanks for asking from HCM

He is on Prozac or Fluoxetine 20 mg,...

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My girlfriend and I want to make a baby. She takes the following medications.
Cymbalta capsule 30 mg
Desyrel 25 mg
Rozerem 8 mg
She lives in Japan...

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Brief Answer:
Conceive with caution.

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Welcome to HCM.

I can understand your concerns.

Cymbalta, Rozerem and Desyrel are all...

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I am concerned with drug interactions for my daughter. She takes numerous meds for migraines, depression, and anxiety disorder. She was very happy...

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Hi there, thanks for asking. One of the medication she is taking actually acts on several pathways which one of them is the way Celexa acts. The...

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