Insomnia

Background: Trazodone is prescribed off-label to treat insomnia, especially in older, not depressed adults. At low doses, it blocks histamine-1 (H1) receptors having a hypnotic effect. Unusual but potentially severe side effects of trazodone include suicidal behavior, excess sedation, QT prolongation, and priapism. Three case studies have been published in the last four decades describing […]

New research from Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) may help explain why some people who take Ambien (zolpidem) have been observed walking, talking on the phone, and driving while not fully awake. The study suggests that while some powerful brain circuits are shut down when a patient takes the sedative, the drug activates other circuits. […]

So I’ve been taking Trazodone for 7 weeks and I decided to begin tapering off last night to 100mg. On 150mg I was falling asleep 70% of the time, but would always wake up 2-3 hours later. It wasn’t enough and each dose kept gradually losing effectiveness. Much to my dismay, I got ZERO sleep […]

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs: clonazepam Guaifenex (guaifenesin/phenylephrine/phenylpropanolamine) Edit list (add/remove drugs) Interactions between your drugs Both phenylephrine and phenylpropanolamine can increase blood pressure and heart rate, and combining them may enhance these effects. Talk to your doctor before using these medications, especially if you have a history […]

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs: amitriptyline Nextstellis (drospirenone/estetrol) Edit list (add/remove drugs) Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between amitriptyline and Nextstellis. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider. amitriptyline A total of 654 drugs are known to interact with […]

Sedative antidepressants are commonly used drugs in the treatment of insomnia. However, some recommendations claim that only hypnotics have been proven effective in the treatment of sleep initiation and maintenance disorders. The aim of this article is to compare the effect of hypnotics and trazodone on sleep, and to analyse the evidence for the use […]

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs: methenamine/sodium salicylate Tylenol PM (acetaminophen/diphenhydramine) Edit list (add/remove drugs) Interactions between your drugs Drug and food interactions No interactions were found. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider. Therapeutic duplication warnings No warnings were found for your […]

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs: amitriptyline Floxin (ofloxacin) Edit list (add/remove drugs) Interactions between your drugs Using ofloxacin together with amitriptyline can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening, although it is a relatively rare side effect. You may be […]

Hello! I’m 18(F) and was prescribed trazodone after one visit with my doctor when giving insight of my insomnia and depression. I took one pill as suggested by my doctor for the bare minimum, however had over 14 hours of rest in. I woke up feeling exhausted and couldn’t get rid of the headache that […]

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs: clonazepam Zegalogue (dasiglucagon) Edit list (add/remove drugs) Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between clonazepam and Zegalogue. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider. clonazepam A total of 482 drugs are known to interact with […]

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs: amitriptyline Pemazyre (pemigatinib) Edit list (add/remove drugs) Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between amitriptyline and Pemazyre. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider. amitriptyline A total of 654 drugs are known to interact with […]

Use of Clonazepam: Epilepsy and Caesarean section in neonates, children, and adults, especially atypical abscesses, primary and subsequent tonic-clonic (grand-mal), tonic-clonic cesarean, primary or complex symptomatic partial cesarean, various types of mycotic cesarean, myoclonus and associated abnormalities Free Panic Disorder. Generic: Clonazepam Type: Tablet Measurements: 0.5mg, 2mg, 1mg, 0.125mg, 0.25mg Medical Class: Adjunct anti-epileptic drugs, […]

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs: Klonopin (clonazepam) Lithotabs (lithium) Edit list (add/remove drugs) Interactions between your drugs Using lithium together with clonazePAM may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people, especially the elderly, may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor […]

On ~1mg of klonopin for 7 years. It was “as needed” but I needed it as much as allowed for a good chunk of that time. Why I didn’t consider benzo withdrawal, I guess I thought if just switch meds and it’d take care of my anxiety because I wasn’t warned of the withdrawal symptoms. […]