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 situations as directed by your physician.
Use Desyrel as directed by your doctor. Take Desyrel after food intake or light snack. It may take 1 to 4 weeks for Desyrel to work. Don't stop taking Desyrel without consulting with your physician.
Desyrel may cause drowsiness, giddiness, or blurred vision. These effects can worsen if Desyrel is taken with alcohol or certain other drugs. Take Desyrel with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you respond to this medication. If your symptoms don't improve or if they worsen, visit your doctor. Desyrel should be used only by the patient for whom it has been determined. Don't take less or more or take it more often than suggested by your doctor.