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3 Interactions found for:

trazodone
Interactions Summary
  • 2 Major
  • 1 Moderate
  • 0 Minor
  • trazodone

Drug Interactions

A total of 582 medications are known to interact with trazodone.
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Common Interactions Checks

Drug and Food Interactions

Moderate
Trazodone + Food

The following applies to the ingredients: Trazodone

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of traZODone such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with traZODone. Do not use more than the recommended dose of traZODone, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

Drug and Pregnancy Interactions

The following applies to the ingredients: Trazodone

Professional Content

This drug should be used during pregnancy only if the benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus.
-Some experts recommend: Use with caution; use should be avoided during the first trimester of pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category: C

Comment: When this drug is used until delivery, newborns should be monitored for the occurrence of withdrawal symptoms.

Animal studies have revealed evidence of increased fetal resorption and congenital anomalies in adolescents. Other animal models have failed to reveal evidence of adverse effects on embryofetal development, parturition, or postnatal development when given at therapeutic doses. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

References

  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  2. "Product Information. Desyrel (trazodone)." Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.

Drug and Breastfeeding Interactions

The following applies to the ingredients: Trazodone

Professional Content

A decision should be made to discontinue breastfeeding or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.
-Some experts recommend: Caution is recommended.

Excreted into human milk: Yes

Comments:
-The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.
-The American Academy of Pediatrics considers this agent a drug for which the effect on nursing infants is unknown but may be of concern.

References

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK. "Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed." Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health (2015):
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  3. "Product Information. Desyrel (trazodone)." Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.

Therapeutic Duplication Warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.

Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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