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Oleptro

Oleptro

Oleptro Patient Information Including Side Effects

Brand Names: Desyrel, Oleptro

Generic Name: trazodone (Pronunciation: TRAZ oh done)

What is trazodone (Oleptro)?

Trazodone is an antidepressant medication. It affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause depression

Trazodone is used to treat depression.

Trazodone may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Desyrel 150 mg

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Trazodone 100 mg-BAR

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Trazodone 100 mg-MUT

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Trazodone 100 mg-SID

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Trazodone 100 mg-TEV

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Trazodone 100 mg-WAT

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Trazodone 150 mg-BAR

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Trazodone 150 mg-MUT

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Trazodone 150 mg-SID

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Trazodone 150 mg-WAT

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Trazodone 300 mg-BAR

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Trazodone 50 mg-BAR

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Trazodone 50 mg-MUT

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Trazodone 50 mg-SID

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Trazodone 50 mg-TEV

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Trazodone 50 mg-WAT

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What are the possible side effects of trazodone (Oleptro)?

Stop taking trazodone and call your doctor at once if you have a penis erection that is painful or lasts 6 hours or longer. This is a medical emergency and could lead to a serious condition that must be corrected with surgery.

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have any new or worsening symptoms such as: mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, or if you feel impulsive, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), more depressed, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.

Stop taking trazodone and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • extreme mood swings, restlessness, or sleep problems;
  • dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeat;
  • easy bruising or bleeding;
  • agitation, hallucinations, fast heart rate, overactive reflexes, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of coordination;
  • very stiff (rigid) muscles, high fever, confusion, fast or uneven heartbeats, tremors, feeling like you might pass out;
  • headache, trouble concentrating, memory problems, weakness, loss of appetite, feeling unsteady, seizure, shallow breathing or breathing that stops; or
  • chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling.

Less serious side effects may be more likely to occur, such as:

  • drowsiness;
  • mild headache;
  • constipation; or
  • blurred vision.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the Oleptro (trazodone hydrochloride extended-release tablets) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

What is the most important information I should know about trazodone (Oleptro)?

Before taking trazodone, tell your doctor if you have bipolar disorder (manic depression), heart disease or "Long QT syndrome," liver or kidney disease, a history of drug abuse or suicidal thoughts, or if you have recently had a heart attack.

You may have thoughts about suicide when you first start taking an antidepressant, especially if you are younger than 24 years old. Your doctor will need to check you at regular visits for at least the first 12 weeks of treatment.

Call your doctor at once if you have any new or worsening symptoms such as: mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, or if you feel impulsive, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), more depressed, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.

Trazodone may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.

Stop taking trazodone and call your doctor at once if you have a penis erection that is painful or lasts 6 hours or longer. This is a medical emergency and could lead to a serious condition that must be corrected with surgery.

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Additional Oleptro Information

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

 

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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