In short-term trials, antidepressants increased the risk of suicidal thinking and behavior in infants. Also, adolescents and young adults with major depressive disorder (MDD) and other psychiatric disorders compared with placebo.
Additionally, in an infant, adolescent, or young adult, the use of trazodone hydrochloride or any other antidepressant will balance this risk with the clinical need. Monitors patients of all ages closely for psychiatric aggravation, suicidality, or unexpected behavioral changes. The need for close observation and consultation with the prescriber should be in recommendation to the families and carers. Not licensed for use in pediatrics. Shop here
The medicine is for treating depression. It may help to improve your level of mood, appetite and energy, as well as reduce depression-related anxiety and insomnia. Trazodone works by helping to restore a certain natural chemical (serotonin) within the brain to equilibrium.
Taking this drug by mouth, after a meal or snack or as instructed by your doctor, usually once or twice a day. If the problem is drowsiness and you take 1 dose daily, take it at bedtime. If you are taking 2 doses a day, taking 1 of the doses at bedtime can help. Carefully follow directions from your doctor.