Trazodone vs Zoloft

Trazodone
(Rx)
Zoloft
(Rx)
Trazodone is an antidepressant medication.
Zoloft is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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Not Available
December 30, 1991
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
102,721 Discussions
379,433 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Insomnia
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#4 for Pain
#7 for Fibromyalgia
Trazodone is prescribed for Depression, Anxiety, Pain and Bipolar Disorder and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Insomnia, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#3 for Panic Attacks
#4 for OCD
#6 for Panic
#7 for Headaches
#9 for Anger
#10 for Weight Loss
#11 for Social Anxiety
#12 for ADHD
#13 for GAD
#14 for Mood Swings
#15 for Anxiety Attacks
#16 for Panic Disorder
#17 for PTSD
Zoloft is prescribed for Anxiety, Depression and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Tra
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Weight Gain
6
Drowsiness
4
Grogginess
4
Hangover
4
Nausea
3
Nightmares
3
Dizziness
3
Migraines
2
Weight Loss
2
Zol
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Nausea
5
Dizziness
4
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Numbness
2
Suicidal behavior
2
Drowsiness
2
Decreased Libido
2
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Palpitations
1
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Trazodone
Tra
Zoloft
Zol
Withdrawal Symptoms
Tra
Zol
9
9
Weight Gain
Tra
Zol
6
0
Drowsiness
Tra
Zol
4
2
Grogginess
Tra
Zol
4
0
Hangover
Tra
Zol
4
0
Nausea
Tra
Zol
3
5
Nightmares
Tra
Zol
3
0
Dizziness
Tra
Zol
3
4
Migraines
Tra
Zol
2
0
Weight Loss
Tra
Zol
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Zol
Tra
9
9
Nausea
Zol
Tra
5
3
Dizziness
Zol
Tra
4
3
Sexual Dysfunction
Zol
Tra
2
0
Numbness
Zol
Tra
2
0
Suicidal behavior
Zol
Tra
2
0
Drowsiness
Zol
Tra
2
4
Decreased Libido
Zol
Tra
2
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Zol
Tra
1
0
Palpitations
Zol
Tra
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Trazodone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Zoloft during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Trazodone and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Zoloft and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 300 mg
Tablet: 15 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Concentrate: 20 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Trazodone Hcl
Sertraline Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Trazodone and Zoloft: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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