Desyrel Dividose (Oral)



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Desyrel Dividose (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Desyrel Dividose (Oral)

Desyrel Dividose (Oral) Medication Classification

TRAZODONE (By mouth)

Desyrel Dividose (Oral) Brandname

Desyrel, Desyrel Dividose

Desyrel Dividose (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Trazodone (TRAZ-oh-done) Treats depression and depression with anxiety.

When To Not Use Desyrel Dividose (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to trazodone.

How Should You Use Desyrel Dividose (Oral)


  • Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often.
  • Take your medicine with food or shortly after eating.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • If it is almost time for your next regular dose, wait until then to take your medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper Desyrel Dividose (Oral) Storage

Store Desyrel Dividose (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Desyrel Dividose (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Desyrel Dividose (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking digoxin, phenytoin (Dilantin®) or medicines that could make you drowsy such as sleeping pills, tranquilizers, other medicine for depression, cold or allergy medicine, or narcotic pain killers.

Desyrel Dividose (Oral) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking this medicine without first checking with your doctor.
  • You may need to take trazodone for 2 to 4 weeks before you start to feel better.
  • Get up slowly from a lying or sitting position to decrease dizziness caused by this medicine.
  • Trazodone can make you dizzy or drowsy. Be careful if driving a car or using machinery.

Desyrel Dividose (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Skin rash, hives
  • Unexplained fever or sore throat
  • Unwanted and painful erection (erect penis) that does not go away
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Changes in vision such as trouble focusing
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Drowsiness or dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Nausea, vomiting, upset stomach
  • Nervousness, trouble sleeping