Trazalon (Trazodone HCL)
What is Trazalon (Trazodone HCL) used for?
Trazalon (Trazodone HCL) is an oral antidepressant prescribed to treat patients with depression. It operates by boosting levels of serotonin in the brain to reduce feelings of guilt, hopelessness, irritability, or anxiety. This action also makes it useful for treating other anxiety condition such as panic disorder, social phobia, or obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Your physician may also prescribe it for other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Trazalon (Trazodone HCL)?
Use Trazalon (Trazodone HCL) according to your physician's instructions to get the safest and most effective results. One tablet is normally taken once or twice each day, but your individual dosage and frequency of administration will be determined by your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Swallow these with a full glass of water to aid absorption. Do not change the form of the tablets before use to avoid unintentionally destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Trazalon (Trazodone HCL)?
The use of Trazalon (Trazodone HCL) may cause side effects in some patients including:
More serious side effects that may need medical attention include flu symptoms, irregular heartbeats, seizures, or jaundice. Immediately tell your physician if you experience any serious or worrying symptoms to make sure the correct adjustments are made to prevent further complications from occurring.
Do not begin using Trazalon (Trazodone HCL) if you have used an MAOI medication within the last two weeks. Also inform your physician if you have severe heart disease, epilepsy, arrhythmias, or a history of suicidal thoughts as these conditions may lead to unexpected health problems requiring alterations to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Trazalon (Trazodone HCL). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.