91 patient evaluations for Trazodone

Jul 21, 2020 (Started Jul 17, 2020)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for sleepiness)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for increased need for sleep)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dizziness with hypotension upon standing, double vision (diplopia), blurry vision, difficulty reading, difficulty thinking)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Doctor said side effects would wear out so I am taking it regularly to see if that is true

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 6, 2020 (Started May 13, 1993)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 23, 2011 (Started May 13, 1993)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 21, 2010 (Started May 13, 1993)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 20, 2010 (Started May 13, 1993)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 30, 2010 (Started May 13, 1993)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it helps me to sleep
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Apr 11, 2018 (Started Apr 15, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: take this med when you already for bed and sitting on the side of your bed after you have already prepared to sleep. At the higher doses, You will literally fall asleep on the toilet if you take it before you get ready for bed. Sometimes when eyes are closed when in bed your mind will visualize weird images, just pretend you are watching a weird 1960's movie, don't try to "grab onto" an image, watch it then let it fade away, and you will slide into sleep faster. Side effect: tends to make mouth dry, have a glass of water at the bedside to wet your mouth. I have been on this med for > 18 years and adore it for sleep, non- habit-forming/ non-addictive (except don't sleep as well without it) and doesn't show in drug tests as a controlled substance like most other sleepers.
Cost: $200+ monthly

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