Does Trazadone Make You Gain Weight?

A: Weight gain is a possible side effect of this medication.

Weight loss and loss of appetite have also been reported.

If you see abnormal changes in weight, then contact your health care provider and let them know your concerns.28 Apr 2014

Does Trazadone make you hungry?

Trazodone can make you feel more or less hungry than usual, so you may lose or gain weight when you start taking it.

Does everyone gain weight on Remeron?

Mirtazapine is associated with weight gain both in the short- and long-term. Patients taking mirtazapine often report a voracious appetite, with intense cravings for carbohydrates. A second hypothesis for mirtazapine-induced weight gain is a disturbance of the neurobiological controls that regulate food intake.6 Mar 2009

Which antidepressants cause the most weight gain?

Experts say that for up to 25% of people, most antidepressant medications — including the popular SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) drugs like Lexapro, Paxil, Prozac, and Zoloft — can cause a weight gain of 10 pounds or more.28 Jun 2011

What happens when you stop taking Trazodone?

Do not stop taking trazodone without talking to your doctor. If you suddenly stop taking trazodone, you may experience withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, agitation, or difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Your doctor will probably decrease your dose gradually.