Desyrel is used to treat symptoms of depression, such as low mood, loss of interest in activities, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, and thoughts of suicide. It is also used to treat anxiety disorders, such as panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder.
Desyrel is generally well-tolerated and has fewer side effects than other antidepressant medications. It is also less likely to cause weight gain, sexual dysfunction, and sleep disturbances than other antidepressants. Desyrel is also effective at relieving symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Desyrel can cause a number of side effects, including nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, constipation, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, and insomnia. It can also cause sexual side effects, such as decreased libido and difficulty achieving orgasm. In some cases, Desyrel can also cause an increase in suicidal thoughts or behaviors.
Active Ingredients and Synonyms
The active ingredient in Desyrel is trazodone hydrochloride. It is also known by its generic name, trazodone, and its brand name, Oleptro. Other brand names for Desyrel include Desyrel Dividose, Desyrel I.V., and Trittico.