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Russian Roulette
Trazodone
by Phorik
Citation:   Phorik. "Russian Roulette: An Experience with Trazodone (exp106780)". Erowid.org. May 31, 2018. erowid.org/exp/106780

 
DOSE:
50 mg oral Pharms - Trazodone (pill / tablet)

BODY WEIGHT: 140 lb


I took this medicine to combat insomnia. It worked great and I slept well. Then one night, I woke up with a painful, full-on erection. Priapism is listed as a side effect, and you don't even want to think about how it is treated. Thankfully it went away after 40 awful minutes.

I told my shrink years later I couldn't take trazadone for sleep, and she knew exactly what happened, so this must be a distinct possibility. It could even work well for years and then turn on ones genitals out of the blue. I don't want to risk having a needle in my dick or sphincters severed.

Exp Year: 2014ExpID: 106780
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 23 
Published: May 31, 2018Views: 5,034
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Pharms - Trazodone (294) : Unknown Context (20), Therapeutic Intent or Outcome (49), Health Problems (27), Difficult Experiences (5), First Times (2), General (1)

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