noun. a chemically different antidepressant which was marketed as a safer option than the tricyclic agents. Regardless, it was of restricted use as an antidepressant because of its significant sedative impacts and its correlation with extended, painful, and undesirable erections within an extremely minimal amount of men who took the drug. United States brand name: Desyrel.
TRAZODONE: "The doctor said Trazodone is not highly respected by himself or his colleagues."