Trazodone Withdrawal and Tapering Help
Trazodone is often used as a sleep medication but carries the same withdrawal syndrome concern as all antidepressants. Our NonProfit has helped people worldwide and is here to help you.
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Angelini Research Laboratories in Italy originally developed Trazodone in the 1960s. Trazodone is a Serotonin Antagonist and Reuptake Inhibitor (SARI) that has both anti-anxiety and antidepressant properties but also exhibited sleep inducing effects.
University of Washington researchers found an increased risk of crashes for people taking Trazodone. This risk also included all sleeping medications.
While Trazodone is not an SSRI, it does share many properties of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, including the discontinuation syndrome if the medication is stopped too rapidly. Therefore it is always recommended
to taper Trazodone slowly, particularly after long-term use.
if you need help tapering off Trazodone or have questions.
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The Point of Return Program is an in-home tapering program that allows you to gradually lessen the amount of Trazodone while also implementing the use of all-natural, calming nutraceuticals to help ease symptoms. We eliminate
Interaction items to help make Trazodone withdrawal more comfortable. Our physician recommended schedules allow your doctor to taper you off Trazodone correctly. The success of our program over the past
14 years is due to our unmatched service and unique mentoring approach. Trazodone can be dangerous to abruptly or rapidly stop and our program is a proven, viable, low-cost option to continue living your life while
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We are prescription drug experts that specialize in Antidepressant withdrawals.
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Key Components of Our In-Home Program
Skilled Experts in Prescription Drugs guiding you throughout the process
Professional, kind mentoring
Assessment at the onset to determine taper rates, potential interactions, etc.
*Nutraceuticals specially formulated to ease symptoms, these are utilized throughout the whole process
Unlike herbs and many vitamins, our nutraceuticals will not interact with any medications
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Recommendations for addressing symptoms such as gut problems, headaches, pain, etc.
- Experienced team of committed experts with over 14 years experience
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At Point of Return, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, we have spent the last 14 years helping people taper off Trazodone correctly. With customized taper rates and all natural nutraceuticals, our program allows you to control your symptoms
and properly come off Trazodone, once and for all, from the comfort of your home.
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Trazodone history and info
The FDA approved Trazodone in 1981 and it was approved worldwide under the names of Desyrel, Depyrel, Mesyrel, Mollpasin, Oleptro, Trazodil, Trazorel, Trialodine and Trittico. Trazodone is a Serotonin Antagonist and Reuptake Inhibitor
(SARI) that has both anti-anxiety and antidepressant properties but also exhibited sleep inducing effects.
University of Washington researchers found an increased risk of crashes for people taking Trazodone. This risk also included all sleeping medications. Records of 400,000 Washington state drivers who had a drug insurance benefit were followed until death or the end of the study. According to Michael Grandner, an instructor in psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, “Risks associated with sleeping pills have been known for some time, though this study shows some compelling real-world consequences.” The risk of crashing related to sedative medications was similar to the crash risk while driving drunk. Trazodone was found to be the most commonly prescribed sleep medication in the study.
Biopharma recently announced they are combining Trazodone with Bupropion to create Lorexys, a women's libido drug.
Trazodone may be found in maternal milk in significant concentrations, but sufficient data in human studies that address safety during pregnancy or breastfeeding is lacking.
Elevated Prolactin levels have been reported in patients taking Trazodone. Prolactin is a hormone that is best known for its role in producing milk after pregnancy. But Prolactin is also a protein that influences over 300 separate actions in the body. Prolactin is secreted by the pituitary gland in response to eating, during sex, ovulation and also plays an important role in metabolism, regulation of the immune system and pancreatic development.
Abruptly stopping or rapidly withdrawing Trazodone can cause blurred vision or vision disturbances, gastrointestinal symptoms, lethargy, insomnia, anxiety, agitation, irritability, and migraine headaches.
*While great care has been taken in organizing and presenting the material throughout this website, please note that it is provided for informational purposes only and should not be taken as Medical Advice.
*Because prescription medications can cause severe withdrawal reactions, do not stop taking any medication without first consulting your physician. The decision to taper any medication should be discussed with your doctor and done with their consent and support. More...