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TRAZODONE WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS HELP / HOW TO WEAN OFF TRAZODONE SUCCESSFULLY

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Succeed with our Trazodone At-Home Withdrawal and Tapering Program

Many ask how to wean off Trazodone since a common withdrawal symptom is significant insomnia. [1] Taper rates can vary depending on the length of time on Trazodone or other medications taken with Trazodone.  But yes, it is possible to wean off Trazodone and regain natural sleep patterns.  While Trazodone is used primarily for insomnia, it is not a sleeping pill but an antidepressant and therefore has similar side effects and Trazodone withdrawal symptoms.

Trazodone belongs to a group of drugs called Serotonin Receptor Antagonists and Reuptake Inhibitors (SARIs) with sedative qualities.[2]  It is possible to break the dependence to and discover a new way to regain natural, restful sleep patterns.  We have 17 years of proven success in breaking the dependence to addictive medications and we know how to promote sleep safely, without the concern of interactions that can increase symptoms. Trazodone Withdrawal symptoms can be minimized with a gradual taper and specifically developed nutraceuticals that promote sleep and assist the cells in healing.  Tapering off Trazodone is critical and Point of Return provides a safe, effective, medically driven protocol that is completed at your home. We know how important sleep is to a healthy life and we utilize a proven, holistic approach to ease Trazodone withdrawal symptoms.  We believe in healing as you gently remove the drug.

Dependence to Trazodone places extreme demands on your body and nervous system. Point of Return implements slow reduction schedules and specifically designed nutraceuticals (high potency food based supplements that provide medical benefit) to support the body's unique needs during Trazodone withdrawal. Let our experts guide you on the correct taper rates; ways to promote sleep without an interaction risk; while providing the encouragement you need to be successful. Break the dependence to Trazodone.  Point of Return provides you real hope and a chance at success, please contact us today.*

    Kelly - Overcoming Trazodone withdrawal symptoms success

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    SIGNS OF TRAZODONE DEPENDENCE

    The most obvious indicator of Trazodone dependence is the inability to sleep without the drug. [3] As tolerance to the Trazodone occurs, it is common to increase the dose or add another medication in an attempt to garner more hours of sleep. This is particularly applicable for those taking higher amounts of Trazodone. [4]  In addition to interruptions in sleep patterns, daytime dizziness, a hangover sensation, nausea, memory lapses, and cognitive decline can occur. [5]

    One thing that all sleep inducing medications have in common is limited benefit.   Trazodone did show a positive treatment response for insomnia but was shown to suppress REM Sleep significantly. [6] There was also a significant increase of REM sleep latency, or the time it takes to reach the first REM sleep stage. REM sleep is critical because it stimulates the areas of the brain that are critical in learning, making and retaining memories. [7]

    True sleep is a blend of REM (Rapid Eye Movement) and NREM sleep patterns.  This is rejuvenating sleep and completely different than drugged sleep. Yet once dependence to Trazodone has occurred it is critical to both taper gently and also promote sleep while calming the nervous system as you gently remove the drug.  Many items (herbs, vitamins, over-the-counter) interact with Trazodone and that is why we only use supplements that promote sleep, yet are completely safe and will not interact.  We guide each client individually so you wean off Trazodone successfully, at home, knowing which pitfalls to avoid and how to promote healing and true, wonderful, rejuvenating sleep.* 

     

    WHAT IS TRAZODONE WITHDRAWAL LIKE? 

    Trazodone withdrawal symptoms can be an extremely challenging withdrawal due to the interruptions in sleep patterns. The Trazodone should not be tapered too rapidly, in too large a reduction amount and the nervous system must be calmed throughout the process.
    Trazodone withdrawal symptoms can begin by missing or reducing one dose too significantly. Case reports of anxiety, restless sleep, insomnia, nightmares, depersonalization, headaches and other symptoms have been documented. [8] That is why we will show you how to wean off Trazodone gently, over months.   The symptoms can be mitigated with targeted nutraceuticals (food based supplements that provide medical benefit) to promote sleep and calm the nervous system throughout a slow taper.  You can successfully overcome a Trazodone dependence and recover deep, sound sleep patterns.   Our nonprofit has successfully helped people in 78 countries, now its your turn!  Contact us today.*

      

    I am so thankful for the all the supplements I take now from Point of Return, they have eased my suffering!

    by Lori (USA)

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    It has been six months since I took my last med. I have my life back. I have my health back and I have my sanity back. I owe all of this to POINT OF RETURN, and I highly recommend their program to anyone struggling with drug dependency and addiction. - Mindy (USA)

    TRAZODONE WITHDRAWAL HELP - HOW TO WEAN OFF TRAZODONE NATURALLY & SUCCESSFULLY

     

    Our Trazodone At-Home Withdrawal Tapering Program combines a slow Trazodone taper with a powerful holistic approach to minimizing Trazodone withdrawal symptoms.  This allows you to step down gently from Trazodone under the close guidance of Our Team, Your Physician, and Pharmacist.  Our Pre-taper is necessary to help provide relief. You do not taper Trazodone until you are feeling better.  Our nonprofit has been helping people all over the world to escape Trazodone and antidepressants dependence for years, learning how to wean off Trazodone successfully.  You are not alone through the process.*

    Our areas of expertise are Antidepressants, Benzodiazepines, Sleeping Pills and Painkillers on a case-by-case basis.  Our innovative approach to antidepressant tapering encompasses a holistic method to empower you on your path to recovery. Don't Wean Trazodone alone, work with us.*

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    TRAZODONE WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE

     

    • aggression
    • anxiety
    • balance issues
    • blurred vision
    • brain zaps
    • concentration impairment
    • constipation
    • crying spells
    • depersonalization
    • diarrhea
    • dizziness
    • electric shock sensations
    • fatigue
    • flatulence 
    • flu-like symptoms
    • hallucinations
    • hostility
    • highly emotional

    • indigestion
    • irritability
    • impaired speech
    • insomnia
    • jumpy nerves
    • lack of coordination
    • lethargy
    • migraine headaches / increased headaches
    • nausea
    • nervousness
    • over-reacting to situations
    • paranoia
    • repetitive thoughts or songs
    • sensory & sleep disturbances
    • severe internal restlessness (akathisia)
    • stomach cramps
    • tremors
    • tinnitus (ear ringing or buzzing)
    • tingling sensations
    • troubling thoughts
    • visual hallucinations / illusions
    • vivid dreams
    • speech issues
    • visual changes
    • worsened depression* 

    I am now drug free and will stay that way forever!

    by N.M. (USA) - Trazodone Withdrawal Tapering Success Story

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    TRAZODONE WITHDRAWAL TIMELINE

    Many variables can affect the duration and onset of Trazodone withdrawal symptoms including other medications; length of time on Trazodone or other addictive medications prior to Trazodone; age; health challenges and how you metabolize medications. While case studies of Trazodone withdrawal are rare, many experience Trazodone withdrawal symptoms and the severity can vary from mild to interfering with all aspects of life.  The first symptoms can occur within a day or two, causing severe insomnia, heart palpitations, anxiety, nausea, nightmares and cognitive decline.

    While understanding the withdrawal timeline can be important, we place our focus on healing from Trazodone. If you want to know how to wean off Trazodone safely please contact our experts.*

    Peggy’s overcoming Trazodone withdrawal symptoms success story


    I want to celebrate! After nearly 38 years on psychoactive medications, I am totally Free with Point of Return's help!


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    TRAZODONE WITHDRAWAL SUCCESS STORIES

    Kelly’s success story - how to wean off Trazodone

    For me this program was an obsession. It worked a miracle in my life! This program is the best out there and it covers everything. I am FREE and I got my TESTIMONY back! Thank you from the bottom of my heart!  — Kelly (USA) Trazodone Withdrawal Success Story

    Gilbert’ story - How to wean off Trazodone successfully

    The last piece of my 4-piece puzzle was answered by the Point of Return program. God bless your hearts. Point of Return Rocks!!   Gilbert (USA) Trazodone Withdrawal Success Story

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      WHAT IS TRAZODONE?

       

      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.

      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. *

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      How to wean off Trazodone successfully - Miranda’s story

      “Each day that comes is filled with renewal, increased strength, and a determination to not let my story go unspoken. Thank you, Point of Return, for the great part you have played in my story of healing. I will remain forever grateful.

      —Miranda (Antidepressant Withdrawal Success Story)

      TRAZODONE SIDE EFFECTS AND ADVERSE REACTIONS 

       

      TRAZODONE WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE:
      aggression, anxiety, balance issues , blurred vision, brain zaps, concentration impairment, constipation, crying spells, depersonalization, diarrhea, dizziness. electric shock sensations, fatigue, flatulence, flu-like symptoms, hallucinations, hostility, highly emotional, indigestion, irritability, impaired speech, insomnia, jumpy nerves, lack of coordination, lethargy, migraine headaches / increased headaches, nausea, nervousness, over-reacting to situations, paranoia, repetitive thoughts or songs, sensory & sleep disturbances, severe internal restlessness (akathisia), stomach cramps, tremors, tinnitus (ear ringing or buzzing), tingling sensations, troubling thoughts, visual hallucinations / illusions, vivid dreams, speech issues, visual changes, worsened depression*


      SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE: 

      abdominal or stomach disorder, aches or pains in muscles and bones, anger or hostility, blurred vision, brief loss of consciousness, confusion, constipation, decreased appetite, diarrhea, dizziness or light-headedness, drowsiness, dry mouth, excitement, fainting, fast or fluttery heartbeat, fatigue, fluid retention and swelling, headache, inability to fall or stay asleep, low blood pressure, nasal or sinus congestion, nausea, nervousness, nightmares or vivid dreams, tremors, uncoordinated movements, vomiting, weight gain or loss, allergic reactions, anemia, bad taste in mouth, blood in the urine, chest pain, delayed urine flow, decreased concentration, decreased sex drive, disorientation, ejaculation problems, excess salivation, gas, general feeling of illness, hallucinations or delusions, high blood pressure, impaired memory, impaired speech, impotence, increased appetite, increased sex drive, menstrual problems, more frequent urination, muscle twitches, numbness, prolonged erections, red, tired, itchy eyes, restlessness, ringing in the ears, shortness of breath, sweating or clammy skin, tingling or pins and needles*



       

      TRAZODONE ADVERSE REACTIONS MAY INCLUDE: per PDR   

      Severe: ventricular tachycardia, hearing loss, visual impairment, suicidal ideation, cardiac arrest, myocardial infarction, heart failure, torsade de pointes, bradycardia, atrial fibrillation, arrhythmia exacerbation, tardive dsykinesia, seizures, repiratory arrest, serotonin syndrome, SIADH, methemoglobinemia, hemolytic anemiam apnea*  

      Moderate: blurred vision, constipation, hypotension, palpitations, confusion, excitability, hostility, hypertension, ejaculation dysfunction, memory impairment, impotence, aphasia, amnesia, phtophobia, urinary incontinence, edema, dyspenea, migraine, mania, akathisia, priapism, chest pain, orthostatic hypotension, premature ventricular contractions QT prolongation, impaired cognition, psychosis, hallucinations, ataxia, psoriasis, hyponatremia, hematuria, urinary retention, jaundice, hyperbilirubinemia, cholestasis, anemia*

      Mild: drowsiness, xerostomia, headache, dizziness, nausea, fatigue, vomiting, insomnia, diarrhea, nasal congestion, weight loss, musculoskeletal pain, nightmares, tremor, back pain, syncope, weight gain, anorexia, malaise, libido decrease, parethesias, tinnitus, orgasm dysfunction, hypothesis, gastroesophageal reflux, xerophthalmia, ocular pain, photosensitivity, acne vulgaris, hyperhidrosis, vertigo, bladder discomfort, agitation, myalgia, abdominal pain, dysgeusia, night sweats, urinary urgency, anxiety, restlessness, irritability, libido increase, paranoia, diplopia, chills, weakness, flatulence, flushing, urticaria, rash, pruritus, alopecia, hirsutism, increased urinary frequency, leukocytosis appetite stimulation, menstrual irregularity, breast enlargement*     

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      TRAZODONE TECHNICAL DATA AND REFERENCES

       

      According to the FDA 

      Discontinuation Syndrome  Advise patients not to abruptly discontinue DESYREL (Trazodone) and to discuss any tapering regimen with their healthcare provider. Adverse reactions can occur when DESYREL (Trazodone) is discontinued [see Warnings and Precautions (5.8)].*

      ------------------------DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION-------------------­   Starting dose: 150 mg in divided doses daily. May be increased by 50 mg per day every three to four days. Maximum dose: 400 mg per day in divided doses (2.1).   DESYREL (Trazodone) should be taken shortly after a meal or light snack (2.2).   Tablets should be swallowed whole or broken in half along the score line (2.2).   When discontinued, gradual dose reduction is recommended (2.6).* 

      DISCLAIMER:

      *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. 

      *The statements/info on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The products and labels mentioned / sold are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. 

      *The program outlined in Point of Return is not meant to substitute your doctor, instead it is to be utilized with Your physician to help you with your drug withdrawal process and with his or her consent throughout. 

      *This program is not meant to cure or prevent any disease or illness. 

      *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 throughout the process. More..