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What patients are saying about
Trazodone and Priapism

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Serotonin Syndrome
  • Serotonin Syndrome is a known side effect of Trazodone
  • 482 posts reported Serotonin Syndrome with Trazodone, 0.69% of total posts
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Priapism
  • Priapism is a known side effect of Trazodone
  • Priapism is #14 in Trazodone discussions.
  • 466 posts reported Priapism with Trazodone, 0.67% of total posts
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Suicidal
  • 444 posts reported Suicidal with Trazodone, 0.63% of total posts
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  • 394 posts reported Numbness with Trazodone, 0.56% of total posts
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By Helen Melon
May 27, 2014
Helen Melon wrote
TRAZADONE STORY
Hey, I take this medicine. Ive been on it for about a month now. When you take it you have to have food in your stomach, never take it on an empty one it will make you really sick. Also once it kicks in you HAVE to lay down and do not get up. Youll feel your limbs started to get heavy like its hard to even lift your own arm. You do get a very weird kind of heavy floaty feeling. If you stand you can faint, pass out, or black out. The room does spin. I know it can be kinda scary the first time bu
Kayley  |  July 28, 2014
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By SCREWEDFORLIFE
February 18, 2014
SCREWEDFORLIFE wrote
DO NOT TAKE TRAZADONE--MY HORROR STORY!!!
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Patrick Do you work for the drug company ?
Class Action against Trazodone  |  May 31, 2014
I am a 16 year old female, I took Trazadone for the first time a few weeks ago, I wasn't prescribed but I'm diagnosed with insomnia so in desperate need I took 2 of my moms Trazadone pills, being stupid thinking that one wouldn't work but thinking that 2 would. That night I was already extremely stressed out from boy trouble and had very little if not any food in my stomach. About 15 minutes later I noticed the pills started to kick in and I felt like I had to throw up, from then I just decided
Helen Melon  |  May 27, 2014
LISA this is a dire t result of TRAZADONE. Reasearch the net and you will see MANY MANY men are impotent and cannot achieve a erection. When you view the litigation awards that total in millions to tens of millions depending on the case you can be DAM sure that those drug companies fought tooth and nail and LOST. If there was any chance this was just a coincidence you would not see men who have taken the same drug and have same side effect. And if read the warnings this directly states a side e
SCREWEDFORLIFE  |  May 22, 2014
I've been taking trazodone for sleeping. I've been on it for almost four years now. I've never had a bad experience or health issues. Are you sure it's the trazodone that is making you sick?
Lisa  |  May 22, 2014
I KNOW it was trazodone because my Urologist said so. If you take a look at TRAZODONE awards or lawsuits you will see awards for this same exact situation except not as many surgeries that settle in millions to tens of millions. I did my homework before I posted.
SCREWED FOR LIFE  |  May 21, 2014
Tried to say "not cheap" but ran out of space, I guess.
Kate  |  April 23, 2014
Trazodone does indeed cause priapism and this sounds like it could be related. Sadly, the doctor did not figure this out until the nerve damage had been done. For those with nerve pain, please google PEA Pure or Institute for Neuropathic Pain Netherlands. They have stuff in Europe for nerve pain and it can be imported now that the packaging has the proper English supplement facts on it. I have imported it and used it for nerve pain. It does help, but it takes awhile to kick in and it is not che
Kate  |  April 23, 2014
I'm sorry to hear that you have had such pain and that your lifestyle has significantly suffered; however, I do not believe that trazodone has caused any of your problems. They were probably pre-existing and you only noticed them at around the time you took trazodone. I am no expert but it sound like a normal human mistake associating oneproblem with a coincidental (false) "cause".
Patrick  |  March 25, 2014
Why is it that you think that Trazodone caused this? There is nothing in your story that gives a correlation between the two. What is causing your scrot pain?
Hizze  |  March 25, 2014
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By Girl555
November 26, 2013
Girl555 wrote
does anyone know if it's a smooth transition from Cymbalta (Duloxetine) to Trazodone?
Try getting another drug... We are after the FDA to have this drug removed
Class Action against Trazodone  |  May 31, 2014
I have the same swallowing problem with Trazadone but not a breathing problem. I don't eat after taking it and drinking water or milk isn't a problem. Might want to check the dose
Jarbwa23  |  February 7, 2014
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By PG
November 10, 2013
PG wrote
Positive experience
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By Caroline
September 16, 2013
Caroline wrote
trazadone and swallowing problem
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By When1Was
August 25, 2013
When1Was wrote
Great for gaining weight, bad for sleeping!
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By Maegan
August 1, 2013
Maegan wrote
trazadone & nausea
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What patients are saying about Trazodone and Priapism

466 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
took trazadone and priapism was the last thing on my mind....
...took trazadone and priapism was the last ...small dose. You'd have better luck getting priapi...
the risk of priapism with trazodone. He said he'd never...
...about the risk of priapism with trazodone. He said he'd never had a patient who experienced priapism but some of his...
docs and had priapism for a week from trazodone and it was...
...mentor (urology) 1st year during a procedure for priapism. The guy had already seen two docs and had priapism for a week from trazodone and it was definitely one of the worst things I've ever seen...
priapism in the morning from one dose of trazodone while...
...wellbutrin thing, but i had priapism in the morning from one dose of trazodone while inpatient.   it ...men should really never be given trazodone because of the likelihood of priapism  ...
has been associated with the occurrence of priapism...
My Doc perscribed Trazodone for sleep also, as soon ...to throw it away Warnings Trazodone has been associated with the occurrence of priapism. In approximately 33% of the...
complications. My biggest fear is that I'd have priapism...
...to death of priapism. I know it's something like 1 in 1000, but from experience with other psych meds I seem to be prone toward the more serious and rare complications. My biggest fear is that...
of priapism, I know that can be a side effect of trazodone...
...hesitant to try trazodone, I ...I started having episodes of priapism, I know that can be a side effec...
freaked out about the side effects,especially priapism...
...this drug as an add on My doc wants to subscribe this for sleep,only I'm a little freaked out about the side effects,especially priapi...
I think it's got about a 1:6000 incidence of priapism...
...I betcha it was Trazodone. I think it's got about a 1:6000 incidence of priapism. I see tons of ...presumably due to...
a few times; the last time resulted in a priapism. This...
...trazodone a few times; the last time resulted in a priapism. This was, well, very unpleasant. ...mentioned, the priapism did...
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