Trazodone Overview

Trazodone is a prescription medication used to treat depression. Trazodone belongs to a group of drugs called serotonin modulators, which affect the natural substance, serotonin, in the brain.

This medication comes in tablet form and is taken up to 4 times a day after a meal or snack.

Common side effects of trazodone include drowsiness, dizziness, and dry mouth.  Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how trazodone will affect you.