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Trazodone

Also known as Desyrel, Molipaxin Cr, Molipaxin, and Oleptro


Trazodone (also sold under the brand names Desyrel, Oleptro, Beneficat, Deprax, Desirel, Molipaxin, Thombran, Trazorel, Trialodine, Trittico, and Mesyrel) is an antidepressant of the serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitor (SARI) class. It is a phenylpiperazine compound. Trazodone also has anti-anxiety (anxiolytic) and sleep-inducing (hypnotic) effects. Trazodone has considerably fewer prominent anticholinergic (dry mouth, constipation, tachycardia) and sexual side effects than most of the tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs).

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $6.71 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed trazodone to treat depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd), personality disorder, and eating disorder.

What side effects are related?

Patients taking trazodone most commonly experience side effects like headache, mouth dryness, and nausea.

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