Trazodone may cause dry mouth.
For temporary relief, use sugarless gum or candy, melt bits of ice in your mouth, or use a saliva substitute.
However, if your mouth continues to feel dry for more than 2 weeks, check with your medical doctor or dentist.
What helps dry mouth from antidepressants?
- Sip water regularly or suck on ice chips.
- Chew sugarless gum or suck on sugarless hard candy.
- Avoid tobacco, alcohol and caffeinated beverages because they can make your mouth drier.
- Breathe through your nose, not your mouth.
- Brush your teeth twice a day, floss daily and see your dentist regularly.
Do side effects of trazodone go away?
These common side effects of trazodone may lessen or stop altogether once your system gets used to the medication. Check with your doctor if any of the following side effects don’t go away or are bothersome: Dizziness or lightheadedness. Drowsiness/sleepiness.
How long does it take for trazodone side effects to wear off?
After a single dose in a healthy adult, trazodone will be mostly out of your system in one to three days.
Can trazodone cause migraines?
Q: What is trazodone, and what is in it? A: Desyrel (trazodone) is an antidepressant that increases serotonin activity in the brain. Trazodone is used for depression, anxiety, sleep and pain. Common side effects of Trazodone include dry mouth, dizziness, sedation, headache, and blurred vision.