Trazodone is an oral tablet used to treat depression. It works to improve mood, appetite and energy level in those pets with a major depressive disorder (MDD). Trazodone also helps to decrease the anxiety and insomnia that can accompany depression. It comes as an uncoated tablet, so you can easily hide it in your dog's wet food or a pill pocket to make administration even easier.
Trazodone hydrochloride tablets are indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD).
Possible Side Effects
Most common adverse reactions are edema, blurred vision, syncope, drowsiness, fatigue, diarrhea, nasal congestion, weight loss.
Drug & Food Interactions
Talk to your veterinarian about any other drugs your pet is taking before starting this medication.
Trazodone shouldn't be used in pets with a hypersensitivity or allergy to the drug. Trazodone should be administered exactly as directed by your veterinarian.
This drug is FDA-approved for human use. However, it is common practice for veterinarians to prescribe such drugs for use in dogs and cats.
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