Not as a pain medication, meaning if you have pain you take one. It is used in chronic pain because its found that antidepressants helps decrease chronic pain.
Kaismama is correct about pain and antidepressants. However, I take trazodone for sleep and it has never helped my pain. Trazodone is also suppose to help with anxiety.
It's isn't designed for that, but that doesn't mean a Dr won't prescribe it in tandem with something that is.
- Trazodone Information for Consumers
- Trazodone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Trazodone (detailed)
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