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Can Trazodone Help With HIV

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Trazodone dosage

My pshychiatrist put me on 150 mg of trazodone at bedtime to induce sleep. I have been waking up too early in the morning, after only 6 hours of sleep, and this seems to be counterproductive of the intended effect (good sleep). I am a retired...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Trazodone is a good choice and a very effective medication for sleep. If your current dose is not sufficient, it is probably best to try Read more »

effexor and sleep problems?

hi there, I have been poz since 1999 and on effexor since about the same time, due to depression... Read more »

What about the future?

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Test Positive Aware Network


...or 2.5 mg Levitra per 72 hours, or 25 mg Viagra per 48 hours. Calcium channel blockers should be monitored. A lower dose of trazodone is recommended. Tips: Boosted Reyataz is one of two protease inhibitors recommended by the U.S. HIV... Read more »
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...Decadron, may decrease levels of Kaletra. Increases levels of fluticasone (active component of Advair, Flonase, Flovent) and trazodone. Use caution with anti-convulsants: Tegretol (carbamazepine), phenobarbital, and Dilantin (phenytoin). Drug... Read more »
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...Methadone doses may need to be increased. Invirase increases levels of fluticasone (active component of Advair, Flonase, Flovent). Trazodone concentrations may increase; a lower dose of trazodone is recommended. Use calcium channel blockers with... Read more »
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...may be decreased; alternative or additional methods of contraception with barrier should be used. Also, increased levels of trazodone can occur and this combination should be used with caution. A lower dose of trazodone is recommended. Tips: ... Read more »
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