Review: could Trazodone Hydrochloride cause Diarrhea?


Diarrhea is found among people who take Trazodone Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression . We study 5,427 people who have side effects while taking Trazodone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 223 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Trazodone Hydrochloride

Trazodone hydrochloride has active ingredients of trazodone hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Trazodone hydrochloride 6,677 users)


Diarrhea has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, fever, drug ineffective, abdominal pain (latest reports from 175,062 Diarrhea patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

5,427 people reported to have side effects when taking Trazodone Hydrochloride.
Among them, 223 people (4.11%) have Diarrhea

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Trazodone hydrochloride cause Diarrhea?

Time on Trazodone Hydrochloride when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 10.34 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.48 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.24 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.79 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 3.45 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Trazodone Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 66.36 %
  • male: 33.64 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Trazodone Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.54 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.24 %
  • 30-39: 5.41 %
  • 40-49: 21.62 %
  • 50-59: 44.86 %
  • 60+: 24.32 %

Severity if Diarrhea when taking Trazodone Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 22.73 %
  • moderate: 40.91 %
  • severe: 27.27 %
  • most severe: 9.09 %

How people recovered from Diarrhea **:

  • while on drug: 6.25 %
  • after off the drug: 12.5 %
  • not yet: 81.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (51 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (27 people)
  • Insomnia (26 people)
  • Pain (19 people)
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (17 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (63 people)
  • Prednisone (56 people)
  • Ativan (47 people)
  • Zoloft (45 people)
  • Lasix (43 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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