Question: Can You Die From Too Much Trazodone?

Trazodone Overdose Death

It is, although it’s not extremely common.

A trazodone overdose death would be less likely if you took the drug alone, and more likely if you combined it with other central nervous system depressants.

How much Trazodone is safe?

It may take up to two weeks before you notice a response. A daily dose of trazodone may range from 150 to 375 milligrams. Take regular tablets two or more times a day with food. If your doctor prescribes an extended-release tablet, you’ll take it once a day at bedtime on an empty stomach.

Is it OK to take 100mg of trazodone for sleep?

Trazodone is most often prescribed at doses between 25mg to 100mg as a sleep aid. However, studies show lower dosages of trazodone are effective and may cause less daytime sleepiness and fewer side effects because the drug is short acting.

How much trazodone should I take for sleep?

It’s recommended with the trazodone dose for sleep that people take it at bedtime, and doses include 50, 100, 150 and 300 mg tablets. The starting trazodone dose for sleep is anywhere from 25 to 50 mg.

Does Trazodone build up in your system?

After a single dose in a healthy adult, trazodone will be mostly out of your system in one to three days. Metabolism, age, health, weight and the amount and frequency of the drug taken, are all factors that can affect the rate at which the body can clear the drug from your system.