1. A

    Mirtazapine vs Trazodone

    Hello to all my fellow forum members! I need an advice. I use Mirtazapine for insomnia and it does wonders. I sleep 7-8 hours every single night on 15 mg of Mirtazapine after 14 months of treatment. But the hunger is permanent and unbearable and I gained a lot of weight. Now I decided that I...
  2. C

    Need help today. New to forum and having trouble.

    My story, I had bad anxiety about some obsessive thoughts over my vision about 6 weeks ago and was put on trazodone at night 50mg and setraline at morning 50mg. After being on both for a month at that dose the doc upped me to 100mg of each 5 days ago because i was still feeling kind of bad...
  3. T

    does medication help?

    I'm getting more fat and lonely. I think i might have bipolar, manic, and anxiety. i tried taking medication to ease my mind. i took olanzapine latuda and trazodone, but latuda and trazodone causes nasal blockage. olanzapine doesn't work well. Can someone recommend a medicine for me, please. my...
  4. H

    Sleeping tablet that would work with my new meds?

    Hi I've recently (after reaching crisis point) got my Quetipine 250mg changed as even 50mg kept me asleep all day 🙈 I'm now on Aripiprazole 5mg (monitored) I take my first one tomorrow 😐 And Trazodone 50mg as a anti depressant. I suffer terribly with being able to 'switch off/fall asleep) so if...
  5. A

    What do you take for sleep?/Zyprexa vs Trazodone

    So I have been taking Zyprexa/Olanzapine for almost 3 years and gained almost 40 pounds. I'm concerned I am at risk for diabetes. I have tried other antipsychotics but I can't seem to sleep with out olanzapine. I have proposed to the doctor that I should take trazodone and something like...
  6. T

    Meds cor GAD and A Crazy spiral

    I was DXed with GAD and chronic depression about 2 years ago. This was after 3 years of chasing symptoms. Once figured out, I was prescribed Lexapro which changed my life. I was at least functional. I also fight with racing mind when I try to sleep so I was originally prescribed Restrol...
  7. Not_Crazy_Yet

    Trazodone isn't being helpful

    I have been having trouble sleeping so my doctor prescribed trazodone for sleep. The trouble is one puts me to sleep and I wake up in 4 hours so I take a second one. My next appointment is in 2 months. Should I call and tell him I need something else for sleep or wait until I see him next? I...
  8. S

    anxiety, agropohobia and medication

    So my doctor has given me some new medication called trazodone hydrochloride. I was given it yesterday but haven't taken it yet. I haven't been out of my house for just under a year and suffer panic attacks. Has anyone ever taken this medicine, what are the side affects? thank you guys :)
  9. C

    Considering a big step

    Hi. New recruit and first post. Here goes. I have finally admitted that my mental health issues are made ten times worse by my work. I'm a teacher and have fallen out of love with the job. Its time for a career change if I'm to ever get my head straight. Taking Trazodone and propranolol...
  10. valleygirl


    I saw my psychiatrist on Thursday, and he said I was presenting PTSD symptoms. He wants to put me on busprione. He told me that it could take 6 weeks before it starts working, but that once it starts working it is very effective, and he even thinks I might be able to come off of Seroquel...
  11. R

    Effexor/Venlafaxine doses

    So long story. I was originally on 150 mg of Venlafaxine 12 months ago, but I was on the standard release stuff and asked to changed cos it was making me very ill if i missed a dose but otherwise it worked very well for me. Instead of the doctor telling me I could try the slow release version, I...
  12. M


    How has it affected you if you have taken it?
  13. D

    Abilify and Trazodone - I'm never going to get off them am I

    Hi there everyone, I just want to vent so feel free to skip this post. I have been on 30mg of Abilify for over a year and a half and I also take 450mg of Trazodone (Molipaxin). Every time I try to come off them and I mean every bloody time I have an initial period of wellness / euphoria and then...
  14. AndyfromScotland

    Changing antidepressant

    Hi everyone, On Wednesday I am going to ask my GP to switch my antidepressant. I know everyone is different and therefore asking for personal experience isn't a great idea but I am desperate to come off SSRI's completely due to the unpleasant side-effects. I've been on Citalopram, Mirtazapine...
  15. X

    A weird trazodone question! :/

    Right, this may sound weird and I'm not sure if I am posting this in the correct section. Please don't judge me, I'm dreading asking this question :( But, here goes.. Can trazodone stop me from having periods ? :/ Since taking it, I no longer have periods.. I'm 22 years old and I'm pretty sure...
  16. C

    Over stimulating!!

    4 weeks ago I have been feeling so low and been getting suicidal ideations. Psyche was considering lithium or trazodone. In end Psyche decided to add on trazodone with venlafaxine which I normally take. After a week the suicidal ideations have stopped and I've gone from low to high! I've not...
  17. RainbowHeartz


    I sleep recently between 8 - 13 hours per night and tired all day long since taking risperidone and trazodone, is there anything I can do to wake up and be more awake during the day and have plenty of energy without stopping risperidone and trazodone as I need them..
  18. C

    struggling.... need meds advice please

    Hi I have been struggling for the past 2 weeks with bad thoughts and even plans..... I was discharged from hospital back in July and this is the first time I have felt like this since being discharged after being in for nearly 3 and a half months... Since then I have been allocated a social...
  19. RainbowHeartz


    Any thoughts on this? Good Bad
  20. B


    Hello, i was wondering is anyone else on her on Trazodone for anxiety? I was on a really low dose for 2 months and felt no different, now its been doubled, only for 4 days and i feel really tired all the time and feel like im in my own little world. sounds silly but i hate this feeling. has...