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Trazodone

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Description of Trazodone

Trazodone: oral antidepressant (trade name Desyrel) that is a nontricyclic drug used as a sedative.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Trazodone: A synthetic triazolopyridine derivative, antidepressant and sedative Trazodone acts as a serotonin uptake inhibitor, chemically unrelated to tricyclic, tetracyclic, or other antidepressants. It is effective in patients with schizoaffective disorders; major depressive disorders; and depressive disorders associated with insomnia and anxiety. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Trazodone: A serotonin uptake inhibitor that is used as an antidepressive agent. It has been shown to be effective in patients with major depressive disorders and other subsets of depressive disorders. It is generally more useful in depressive disorders associated with insomnia and anxiety. This drug does not aggravate psychotic symptoms in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorders. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p309).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Trazodone

Source - MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Trazodone

The following list attempts to classify Trazodone into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • nontricyclic,nontricyclic antidepressant,nontricyclic antidepressant drug,nontricyclic drug
  • antidepressant,antidepressant drug
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

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