Desyrel (Trazodone)

Desyrel also goes by the name Trazodone. It is a popular medication used against depression and its symptoms. Sometimes the symptoms may worsen in few patients. Therefore, the patient should be under watch for a while to keep a check. Young patients like children are prohibited to use this medicine as they can result in adverse effects. The doctor usually comes up with an alternative medication for them. Some other disorders that can be treated using this drug are tension or sleeplessness falling under anxiety disorders. The level of serotonin secreted in the nerve cells is altered to bring about positive changes in the mood. The category of antidepressants it belongs to is known as serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitor (SARI).

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Uses of Desyrel

As mentioned before, this drug is prominently used for treating symptoms related to depression. Some official uses may include:

  • Unipolar depression along with anxiety
  • Insomnia (in certain countries)
  • Anxiety disorders

Other uses of Desyrel although going through clinical trials, are off-label. They are:

  • Panic disorder
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Bulimia nervosa
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Alcoholic withdrawal
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Controlling nightmares
  • Schizophrenia

Side-effects of Desyrel

Along with the uses, there are certain side-effects that you must watch out for. They are mentioned below in two broad categories.

Minor Side-effects:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Hearing loss
  • Weight loss
  • Weird taste of the mouth
  • Pain in the bones
  • Muscle pain
  • Constipation
  • Hearing a ringing sound in the ears
  • Dry mouth
  • Cannot remember things
  • Cannot fall asleep

Major Side-effects:

  • Sweating
  • Skin rash
  • Headache
  • Blurred vision
  • Swelling
  • Lacking coordination
  • Breathlessness
  • Feeling discomfort or ill generally
  • Concentration levels decrease
  • Muscle tremors
  • Lightheadedness
  • Confusion
  • Dizziness
  • Feeling tired and weak normally
  • Nervousness
  • Unusual excitement
  • Feeling numb, itchy, tingly
  • Fast or even slow heartbeat
  • Feeling dizzy, faint, lightheaded when trying to lie down or get up
  • Feeling confused about place, identity as well as time


This medication is known for its effective uses. But, under certain conditions, it should not be allowed to patients. It can result in an adverse interaction. Therefore, the doctor must make sure that the patient is not suffering from any of these conditions.

  • Heart disease
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Peyronie’s disease
  • Serotonin syndrome
  • Allergy to trazodone phenylpiperazine antidepressants
  • Less amount of magnesium in the blood
  • Painful erection occurring continuously
  • Any recent occurrence of heart attack
  • Narrow Iridocorneal Angle
  • Closed angle glaucoma

Desyrel and Pregnancy

Animal research studies prove that Desyrel is not safe for expecting mothers. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) assigned this drug to pregnancy category C. This means that only if the benefits are way greater than the risks, it should be administered to the patient.

Mode of Ingestion

Desyrel is found in the form of tablets to be administered orally.

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