22 patient evaluations for Trazodone taken for the purpose of 'difficulty falling asleep'

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Oct 1, 2021 (Started May 13, 1993)

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

Jul 6, 2020 (Started May 13, 1993)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • 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 (for Overall)
  • 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 (for Overall)
  • 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 (for Overall)
  • 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 (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it helps me to sleep
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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 (for Overall)
  • 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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 15, 2017 (Started Jan 09, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 20, 2017 (Started Jan 09, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Trazodone really does help me to fall asleep and sleep through the night,i take it 4 nights a 7 day week on average and have had an overall positive experience with it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 4, 2017 (Started Jun 30, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 20, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I take Trazodone for it's side effect, to help me sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 3, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (for Overall) (drugged feeling)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2014 (Started Mar 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Side effects
    Severe (for Overall) (dry mouth at night, dry eyes)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't wear contact lens during the night when taking Taazodone.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 19, 2014 (Started May 10, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Does not leave you with a hangover like some other sleeping aides do

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (for Overall) (wakefulness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Side effects
    Mild (for Overall) (wakefulness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Can't sleep AT ALL without it ... have been up 40 hours when I've run out.

Jun 25, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (for Overall) (wakefulness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Dosages may have to increase over the years. I started with 100mg sometime in the last few years, then to 200mg, and most recently to be the 200mg and 1 more if I need it. Many people can't handle 100mg. Some claim to feel "hung over" or "out-of-it" in the a.m.

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 30, 2012 (Started Aug 31, 2012)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2013 (Started Sep 24, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for mood swings)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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