trazodone

noun
traz·​o·​done | \ ˈtra-zə-ˌdōn How to pronounce trazodone (audio) \

Definition of trazodone

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

Examples of trazodone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

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

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'trazodone.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about trazodone

Statistics for trazodone

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for trazodone

The first known use of trazodone was in 1971

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for trazodone

trazodone

noun
traz·​o·​done | \ ˈtraz-ə-ˌdōn How to pronounce trazodone (audio) \

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

More from Merriam-Webster on trazodone

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about trazodone

Comments on trazodone

What made you want to look up trazodone? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

recurring in steady succession

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!