I've been taking trazodone for 2 months now,for sleep ans anxiety. At first the side effects were very little,but now I have fainting feelings,dizziness, anxiety is worse. I take hrdrocodone 10mlg. Also .. I've takes a lot of different meds but this one really gives me bad side effects. I'm done with trazadone wether I sleep or not. I'll deal with it.. lol,
I had the same reaction to the trazadone. At first it worked, then I had to up it to work and I had some of the same side effects you did. I also had to stop it. It took about 3 days to feel better. I take amitriptyline 25 mg for sleep and 1/2 mg of guanfacine (for night terrors).
Lack of sleep can create many issues over time. I hope that you find something else for sleep.
Hi JDukes! Trazadone takes 8 - 10 to leave your system. I have a hard time going to sleep and still can't sleep throughout the night without randomly waking up. I have been prescribed Ambien and it works great. You take it about 30 mins before you want to go to sleep and then you sleep threw out the night feeling like you just slept for 15 hours and wake up well rested. Talk to your doctor and see if you could try something else
- Trazodone Information for Consumers
- Trazodone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Trazodone (detailed)
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