Desyrel Warnings and Precautions
You should not take Desyrel if you:
- Are allergic to Desyrel, trazodone, or any of the inactive components used to make the medicine. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
- Are taking linezolid (Zyvox®) or intravenous methylene blue. Desyrel should not be started in people taking linezolid or IV methylene blue, but a person already taking Desyrel may be given linezolid or methylene blue, if absolutely necessary, and only with very careful monitoring and only if Desyrel is stopped during treatment.
- Have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the past two weeks. MAOIs include:
There are a number of situations in which Desyrel should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking it. However, it is possible that not all the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about any specific Desyrel warnings and precautions that may apply to you.