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What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much of this drug may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Drowsiness
  • Vomiting
  • Priapism (a painful erection of the penis that does not go away)
  • Breathing problems
  • Seizures
  • Irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Loss of life.
If you happen to overdose on trazodone, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Trazodone Overdose for more information.)

How Should Trazodone be Stored?

Trazodone should be stored at room temperature away from moisture or heat. The tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep this medication and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your trazodone as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

Strengths of Trazodone

Although brand-name trazodone tablets are no longer available, generic trazodone is available in three strengths:
  • 50 mg tablets
  • 100 mg tablets
  • 150 mg tablets.

Generic Trazodone

Currently, only generic trazodone is available for sale (see Generic Desyrel).
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