Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Very worried about Trazadone

  1. #1

    Very worried about Trazadone

    Hello - please do not read this post if you have concerns about Trazadone as I donít want to trigger anxiety in others.
    Please could someone help me. I am having very bad health anxiety and I have tried various medications. Trazadone is my most recent tablet and I was fine until I was on the Internet and read that sleeping tablets are linked to cancer. It was a study by a man called Kripke.
    Is Trazadone one of these tablets? I know it is popular for sleep.
    Please could someone help me? Is Trazadone in the same class of drugs. I am so confused and my GP is so frustrated with me.
    Thank you

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2012

    Re: Very worried about Trazadone

    I realise it's been a couple of weeks since you posted, but I've just come back to this site and didn't want you to think you'd been ignored (there's not a lot of folk here on trazodone).

    Firstly, be very wary of what you read on the web. Stick to the most trusted health sites.

    Secondly trazodone is an anti-depressant, not a sleeping tablet. It's just has drowsiness as a side effect which helps you sleep, same as amitriptyline.

    Hope everything's OK with you.

    Daily Medication for GAD: Amitriptyline 25mg and Mirtazapine 15mg

  3. #3

    Re: Very worried about Trazadone

    Thank you very much for your kind reply.
    I am feeling a lot better about the tablet.
    Thank you for the good advice too- I Google far too much.
    Thank you.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2011

    Re: Very worried about Trazadone

    Hi Geepee, trazadone was prescribed all the time in the psychiatric clinic I worked in. It is a really common medication to be used. If it caused cancer, doctors would not be prescribing it so often.

  5. #5

    Re: Very worried about Trazadone

    Thank you. I got myself very worked up about this. Thank you for your kind reply. I have been taking the Trazadone but was worried. Thank you for your help.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Sep 2017

    Re: Very worried about Trazadone

    Hi geepee.
    I just changed to Trazadone and my sister has been on a very low dose for a good few years now. No ill effects except the start up usual's.

    Hope your mind is at rest now

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Nearly off my trazadone
    By gregcool in forum General Anxiety / Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD)
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 05-06-17, 01:55
  2. Trazadone
    By banana in forum Trazodone
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 12-10-14, 21:41
  3. Trazadone....
    By oh no_1 in forum Trazodone
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 24-01-13, 04:09
  4. Trazadone
    By banana in forum Trazodone
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 21-06-09, 20:54
  5. trazadone
    By amandaj in forum Trazodone
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 24-01-08, 19:58

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts