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How much is too much trazodone?

Trazodone overdoses are uncommon, but still possible. But an overdose of this drug is different than what many would expect. Doctors often recommend a daily dose of 150 mg of Trazodone for treatment of depression. This amount can be increased to upwards of 600 mg if necessary.

What is the lethal dose of trazodone? This amount can be increased to upwards of 600 mg if necessary. Much lower doses — 75 mg maximum — are used to treat insomnia. As such, any amount exceeding 600 mg in 24 hours is unequivocally an overdose. The actual dosage quantity needed to fatally overdose on Trazodone is not readily available.

What is the maximum daily dose of trazodone? For both adult and geriatric patients the recommended trazodone dosage is around 150 mg a day, although a maximum daily dose may go up to 400 mg a day for people suffering from severe depression. For inpatient treatment, dosages may go up to 600 mg a day.

What are the symptoms of a trazodone overdose? Confusion Disorientation. Incoordination. Lightheadedness. Dizziness and/or unsteadiness. Fainting. Sweating. Racing heartbeat. Chest pain. Diarrhea.

Can trazodone be lethal? Severe cases of Trazodone Hydrochloride Overdose are even known to be fatal, though it is rare In general, overdoses are common situations in the emergency departments. A majority of the cases are often not fatal, when appropriate treatment is given.

What is the maximum daily dose of trazodone?

What is the maximum daily dose of trazodone? For both adult and geriatric patients the recommended trazodone dosage is around 150 mg a day, although a maximum daily dose may go up to 400 mg a day for people suffering from severe depression. For inpatient treatment, dosages may go up to 600 mg a day.

What are the symptoms of a trazodone overdose? Confusion Disorientation. Incoordination. Lightheadedness. Dizziness and/or unsteadiness. Fainting. Sweating. Racing heartbeat. Chest pain. Diarrhea.

Is trazadone and Zoloft the same? Zoloft (sertraline) is a widely used ssri antidepressant. Trazodone is also an antidepressant, but is so sedating it is usually used as a sleep-aid, not to treat depression. So you might say zoloft is better for depression, while trazodone is better for sleep.

What is the antidote for trazodone? There is no specific antidote for trazodone. Treatment should be symptomatic and supportive in the case of hypotension or excessive sedation. Any patient suspected of having taken an overdose should have the stomach emptied by gastric lavage. Forced diuresis may be useful in facilitating elimination of the drug.