Trazonil 50mg Tablet
Trazonil 50 MG Description
Trazonil 50 mg tablets contain Trazodone hydrochloride as the active ingredient. It belongs to a group of antidepressants used for the treatment of psychiatric ailments like clinical depression, anxi
ety-related depression, schizophrenia, and sleep issues. In some cases, Trazonil 50 mg tablets are given along with therapy for alcoholism. The medicine works by regulating the serotonin levels in the brain tissues and increasing its effect of enhancing mood, behaviour and reducing anxiousness. The tablets are to be taken orally with water. Trazonil 50 mg tablets side effects include dizziness, vomiting, dry mouth, headaches, and muscle tremors. One of the complications of Trazonil 50 mg is orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure) which can cause fainting on standing from lying or sitting position. Therefore, it is recommended with caution in elderly patients. This antidepressant also has the risk of causing Serotonin syndrome, increased depression and agitated behaviour, which can be a serious complication. Thus, all patients on Trazonil 50 mg have to be monitored closely on a regular basis.
|Uses||Clinical depression, anxiety-related depression, sleep issues, schizophrenia.|
|Side effects||Nausea, vomiting, dizziness, dry mouth, weight gain, uncontrolled muscle tremors, sexual dysfunction.|
Uses of Trazonil 50 MG
- Trazonil 50 mg tablets are used in the treatment of:
- Clinical depression
- Anxiety-related depression
- Sleep disorders
Contraindications of Trazonil 50 MG
Side effects of Trazonil 50 MG
- Trazonil 50 mg can cause side effects like:
- Changes in food habits/appetite.
- Weight gain
- Dry mouth
- Uncontrolled muscle movements
- Itchy, red eyes
- Patients on Trazonil 50 mg should be monitored for increased incidences of disturbed behaviour, agitation, mood swings, excessive anger and self-harm.
Precautions and Warnings of Trazonil 50 MG
Other General Warnings
- Your side effects are persistent and do not seem to go away with time.
- Your side effects are very severe and affect your day to day life.
- You feel that Trazonil 50 mg does not work for you and want to discontinue the medication.
- You develop an allergy to Trazonil 50 mg.
- You have missed any dose/doses of Trazonil 50 mg.
- Any other medical issues that arise after you start taking Trazonil 50 mg.
Mode of Action of Trazonil 50 MG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Trazonil 50 MG
- Trazonil 50 mg tablets should be taken orally with water always after a small meal /snack.
- It should be taken only as prescribed by your doctor.
- It is not usually recommended for children and teenagers below the age of 18.
- As per published reports, most antidepressants carry the risk of increasing depression which may lead to incidences of self-harm/injury, severe mood swings, agitated behaviour and anger issues. Therefore, all patients taking Trazonil 50 mg are to be closely monitored....
- Do not change the doses or abruptly stop the medication even if you feel better. It is always recommended to talk to your physician as the medication can be stopped only after tapering the dose. Stopping Trazonil 50 mg can cause withdrawal symptoms like dizziness, uncontrolled muscle tremors, blurry vision, headaches, and inability to sleep....
Interactions of Trazonil 50 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Trazonil 50 mg, when taken along with monoamine oxidase inhibitors like isocarboxazid, phenelzine, and selegiline can lead to an increased risk of Serotonin syndrome. Therefore, a 14 days gap is advised between stopping one medicine and starting the other....
- Nervous system depressants, like Pentobarbital, and Secobarbital, taken along with Trazonil 50 mg tablets can cause difficulty in breathing, and cardiac problems over a period of time.
- Warfarin (blood anticoagulant) taken along with Trazonil 50 mg tablets can cause an increased risk of bleeding.
- Aspirin taken along with Trazonil tablets can cause increased bleeding.
- Antidepressants like Citalopram, Fluoxetine, Paroxetine, and Duloxetine can increase risk of Serotonin syndrome.
- Ketoconazole (anti-fungal) can increase serotonin in the body when taken along with Trazonil 50 mg.
- Antiepileptics like phenytoin decrease the effect of Trazonil 50 mg.
- Anticonvulsants like carbamazepine decrease the efficacy of Trazonil 50 mg.
Interactions with food items
- As per a few clinical studies, it is advised to consume grapefruit juice with caution while taking a Trazonil 50 mg tablet as it may affect its uptake in the blood.
Storage and disposal of Trazonil 50 MG
Dosage of Trazonil 50 MG
- Overdose of Trazonil 50 mg tablets can cause severe side effects like shivering, excessive sweating, vomiting, uncontrolled diarrhoea, uncontrolled muscle tremors, and fainting.
- Severe cases can lead to a condition called Serotonin syndrome (shivering, muscle stiffness, rapid heart rate, and fever), which happens due to excess accumulation of serotonin in the body. This condition can lead to coma if not managed properly....
- Any overdose of Trazonil 50 mg should be immediately reported to the emergency department of your nearest healthcare provider.
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I have Trazonil 50 mg if I have a kidney ailment?
Q: Does Trazonil 50 mg influence sleep?
- Yes. Trazonil 50 mg can have mild sedating effects, which you may experience around 30 to 40 minutes after taking the tablet. It is also used in the treatment of sleep issues in combination with other medications. It is advised to consult with your doctor if you are experiencing sleep problems before starting any medication....
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