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I don't get tired until I hit 250 mg.  When that happens I feel sedated and develop orthostatic hypotension. 

It doesn't help with me with sleep, but the med is great though being at 200 mg/day (gets rid of the voices).  I haven't heard much on CB about the med helping to get rid of voices.

But it is very effective for many others (from what I've read on CB) for sleep though, at lower doses ... hopefully they'll chime in to give you their opinions about it.

 

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Meds that are sedating by way of antihistamine action tend to poop out, at least for sleeping. Trazodone came out in the late 1970's or early 80's as brand name Desyrel. As an antidepressant it has not proved very successful; it has certainly been on the market for decades and had pleanty of time to prove itself. Trazadone is mainly used off label.

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I took it years ago and not sure at what dose, but I did sleep. I had to take it and go right to bed. It gave me a weird feeling just before I went to sleep and it put me to sleep very quickly. Didn't help my depression much, but a little seemed better than nothing. It was my first AD ever. 

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I took it briefly a while ago, I think 100 mg but I don't remember. It didn't help me sleep much, gave me weird dreams, and made me feel super lethargic in the morning. It wasn't that I had trouble waking up, per say, but it made it harder to really get going in the morning, which is exactly what you don't need when you're depressed.

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