What it is

Trazodone is an antidepressant medicine. It affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with depression. Trazodone works by helping to restore the balance of a certain natural chemical (serotonin) in the brain.

What it treats

Trazodone is used to treat major depressive disorder. It may help to improve your mood, appetite, and energy level as well as decrease anxiety and insomnia related to depression.