I suffer MAJOR depression,and want to know,if these 2 meds are safe to take in combination.
12 Sep 2010
Are you using Trazadone as a sleep aide or are you taking it as maintenance like I presume you are with the Zoloft? Nothing I have ever read or have I ever been told that these can not be taken together and I do A LOT of research. As with most of these types of medications that we take, we must use precaution until we know what the effects are on ourselves. Both of these drugs can cause drowsiness... mostly the Zoloft, so when combining medications one may exacerbate the side effects of the other. Case in point - myself - Zoloft made me almost non-functional... really not able to get off the floor. It did stop my panic attacks though!! I don't remember the strength. I hope this was helpful in some way.
13 Sep 2010
I have taken the same combonation of meds in the past. No problem mixing them but I took the Zoloft in the AM and the tarazdone in the PM as it made me more drowsy. Hope this helps. If you dont seen an improvement in 3-4 weeks, you should talk to your DR. and make sure the doses are what you need. Side efects on both of these eased off real early for me also.
12 Sep 2011
Yes sarajean. Perfectly safe. A very common side effect of zoloft is insommnia, all be it temporary. Most people to combat this take thier zoloft in the morning. And the trazodone is taken usually at bedtime because of its sedation qualities and so that in turn helps them get a nights sleep.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I started experiencing depression, nervousness, and anxiety/panic about 6 weeks ago. Also, symptoms of OCD (intrusive/unwanted thoughts which lead to ...
3 answers • 15 Feb 2010
my Doctor prescribe 50mg of zoloft for anxiety and for my racing thoughts.i was kind of excited and positive to take it since im a little scared od ...
7 answers • 4 Jun 2011
I am new to this support group but not to the? sight, I usually come here to compare meds and do some of my research, however I NEED to reach out and ...
14 answers • 27 Aug 2011
Zoloft has me @ the end of my rope & I can't keep feeling this way. I need input on sedating SSRI'S?
I have been on Zoloft for 30 days now and my original psychiatrist wanted me on Paxil and I never took it and didn't go back because I lost my ...
9 answers • 31 Aug 2011
I am taking Zoloft 100mg for panic attacks and depression and 200mg Luvox for OCD. I would like to know if such a prescription or dosage is alright. ...
2 answers • 21 Jul 2012