Trazodone is used for depression, anxiety, sleep and pain.
Trazodone is not considered to be habit forming but should be taken exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
Trazodone is available as 50 mg or 100 mg tablets.
Common side effects of Trazodone include dry mouth, dizziness, sedation, headache, and blurred vision.
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?
The adult dose of Trazodone for sleep is between 50-100 mg at bedtime.
How long does trazodone take to kick in?
Trazodone can take 1 to 2 weeks to start to work, and it can be 4 to 6 weeks before you feel the full benefit. Give the medicine at least 6 weeks to work. Some people feel worse during the first few weeks of treatment before they begin to feel better.
Is Trazodone a sleeping pill?
But there’s another drug often used to help people fall asleep that’s actually a decades-old antidepressant. It’s called trazodone, and it’s used as a sleep drug because it can cause drowsiness as a side effect.