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Introduction: Trazodone

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)
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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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Hierarchical classifications of Trazodone

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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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