trazodone

noun
traz·o·done | \ˈtra-zə-ˌdōn \

Definition of trazodone 

: an antidepressant drug C19H22ClN5O administered in the form of its hydrochloride

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Owners have written about giving common psychiatric drugs such as buspirone, trazodone and alprazolam (Xanax, for humans) to their pets. Nathaniel Morris, chicagotribune.com, "Does your pooch really need Prozac?," 1 May 2018 Owners have written about giving common psychiatric drugs such as buspirone, trazodone and alprazolam (Xanax, for humans) to their pets. Nathaniel Morris, chicagotribune.com, "Does your pooch really need Prozac?," 1 May 2018 Owners have written about giving common psychiatric drugs such as buspirone, trazodone and alprazolam (Xanax, for humans) to their pets. Nathaniel Morris, chicagotribune.com, "Does your pooch really need Prozac?," 1 May 2018 Owners have written about giving common psychiatric drugs such as buspirone, trazodone and alprazolam (Xanax, for humans) to their pets. Nathaniel Morris, chicagotribune.com, "Does your pooch really need Prozac?," 1 May 2018 Owners have written about giving common psychiatric drugs such as buspirone, trazodone and alprazolam (Xanax, for humans) to their pets. Nathaniel Morris, chicagotribune.com, "Does your pooch really need Prozac?," 1 May 2018 Owners have written about giving common psychiatric drugs such as buspirone, trazodone and alprazolam (Xanax, for humans) to their pets. Nathaniel Morris, chicagotribune.com, "Does your pooch really need Prozac?," 1 May 2018 Owners have written about giving common psychiatric drugs such as buspirone, trazodone and alprazolam (Xanax, for humans) to their pets. Nathaniel Morris, chicagotribune.com, "Does your pooch really need Prozac?," 1 May 2018 Owners have written about giving common psychiatric drugs such as buspirone, trazodone and alprazolam (Xanax, for humans) to their pets. Nathaniel Morris, chicagotribune.com, "Does your pooch really need Prozac?," 1 May 2018

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First Known Use of trazodone

1971, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trazodone

perhaps from International Scientific Vocabulary triazo azido + pyridine + -one

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trazodone

noun
traz·o·done | \ˈtraz-ə-ˌdōn \

Medical Definition of trazodone 

: an antidepressant drug that is administered in the form of its hydrochloride C19H22ClN5O·HCl and inhibits the uptake of serotonin by the brain

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