Desyrel is used for treatment of depression. It may also be used for relief of an anxiety disorder (e.g., sleeplessness, tension), chronic pain. It may also be used for other conditions as suggested by your doctor.
Use Desyrel as ordered by your physician. Take Desyrel after a meal or light snack. It can take 1 to 4 weeks for Desyrel to work. Don't stop taking Desyrel without checking with your physician.
Desyrel may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or blurred vision. These effects can worsen if Desyrel is taken with alcohol or certain other drugs. Use Desyrel with caution. Don't drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you respond to this pill. If your symptoms do not improve or if they worsen, call your doctor. Desyrel should be used only by the patient for whom it has been advised. Don't take less or more or take it more often than prescribed by your physician.