Definitions for "Trazodone"
an Antidepressant prescribed for depression, anxiety, panic disorder, agoraphobia and aggression; often prescribed to counteract sleep-disruptive effects of other medications; brand names include Desyrel; for more, see Trazodone.
oral antidepressant (trade name Desyrel) that is a nontricyclic drug used as a sedative
Trazodone (Desyrel®, Trittico®, Thombran®, Trialodine®) is a psychoactive compound with sedative, anxiolytic, and antidepressant properties. The manufacturer claims that the antidepressant activity becomes evident in the first week of therapy. Trazodone has less prominent anticholinergic (dry mouth, constipation, tachycardia) and adrenolytic (hypotension, male sexual problems) side effects than most tricyclic antidepressants.