Either for sleeping or depression?
19 May 2012
I was taking 100-200 mg. of Trazadone at bedtime for sleep and it worked for a number of years. It can also act as an anti-depressant. I started out at 100 mg. After awhile, that didn't work. So, it was raised to 150 mg. Then, that didn't work either. I was put on the maximum dose of 200 mg. It worked, however I experienced a "Trazadone hang-over" the next day. What I'm saying is that the higher the dose, the greater the likelihood you will experience side effects. So, I was taken off the Trazadone and I had to have something else for insomnia.
17 May 2012
Hello Thor. Just to add to what Laurie already mentioned. This is my own point of view. As an antidepressant its not very effective, and is not perscribed for it to any degree anymore. More often than not when it is perscribed is is done so off label as a sleeping aid. Regards, pledge
3 Mar 2016
I took 6 100mg tablets and now I'm really messed up! I was in the er, the doctor came in said your fine, they let me out and I went home. I was pretty wobbly on my feet, uncoordinated, but not so much so that they thought I needed more attention, more importantly, I felt like I was in my right mind, or near enough. Anyway, when I get home, I lit a cig, and that was it for me. I probably have brain damage or something, mentally challenged, ugh, I cant concentrate, trouble making decisions. Its bad, point is never take more than the prescribed dosage of anything.
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