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Precautions and Warnings With Trazodone ER

Who Should Not Take Trazodone ER?

You should not take trazodone ER if you:
  • Are allergic to Oleptro, 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. Trazodone ER should not be started in people taking linezolid or IV methylene blue, but a person already taking trazodone ER may be given linezolid or methylene blue, if absolutely necessary, and only with very careful monitoring and only if trazodone ER is stopped during treatment.
  • Have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the past two weeks. MAOIs include:

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which trazodone ER should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of these safety issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, talk with your healthcare provider about the specific precautions and warnings that may apply to you.
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