If you are:
Only When Necessary: INCREASE IN FETAL RESORPTION, CONGENITAL ANOMALIES IN ANIMALS AT >15 X MRHD.
Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST LOW LEVELS EXCRETED RESULTING IN NO INFANT ADV EFFECTS
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Elderly observed to experience more sedation; consider fall risk. Cardiovascular-Hypotensive effects which may require discontinuation or drug dosage adjustment. Endocrine-Elderly are at increased risk for developing SIADH and hyponatremia from antidepressants.
Giving Trazodone to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Possible increased suicidal ideation and attempt with underlying major depression. Reports of anxiety, irritability, hostility, aggressiveness, impulsivity, akathisia (psychomotor restlessness) and other behavioral changes. Limited safety data available.