Trazalon (Trazodone HCL)
What is Trazalon (Trazodone HCL) used for?
Trazalon (Trazodone HCL) is a type of antidepressant that is used to treat the symptoms of depression and anxiety, as well as chronic pain. It may also be used by people suffering from insomnia to help them sleep. It is believed that this drug works by helping to increase the activity of serotonin in the brain, which may have become unbalanced and caused depression to occur. Research has suggested that this drug may also have some potential benefits in treating a range of other conditions, such as OCD, schizophrenia, fibromyalgia and some other conditions.
How should I use Trazalon (Trazodone HCL)?
Trazalon (Trazodone HCL) tablets are taken orally. Adult patients may be directed to take this medication once or twice per day. Your physician may prescribe a low dosage to begin with, and this may be gradually increased. It is important to note that the exact dosage prescribed may vary depending on the condition being treated, and patients should always consult their physician before taking this medication so that the correct dosage can be prescribed. Patients should be aware that it may take up to a month for the full benefits of this drug to be noticed. You should never abruptly discontinue taking this medication once you have started taking it, as doing so may cause withdrawal symptoms.
What are the side effects of Trazalon (Trazodone HCL)?
You may notice some side effects while taking Trazalon (Trazodone HCL), such as:
You should immediately consult your physician if any of these side effects persist or worsen, or if you notice ringing in the ears, tremors, body pain, breathlessness, severe stomach pain or seizures.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Trazalon (Trazodone HCL). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, especially heart problems, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Male patients who experience a prolonged erection that lasts longer than 4 hours should consult their physician immediately.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.