Negative Effects of Trazodone
In most cases, the antidepressant trazodone hydrochloride (Desyrel®) is a safe and effective treatment for depression (also called major depression or clinical depression). However, trazodone can sometimes cause negative effects, such as:
Serious side effects (such as suicidal thoughts, hallucinations, or difficulty breathing) are also possible; however, they are not as common.
(Click Trazodone Side Effects or Precautions and Warnings With Trazodone to learn about other potentially negative effects of the drug, including those that require the attention of a healthcare provider.)