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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
LSD: Risky since you can develop a "bad trip".
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
LSD: Risky since you can develop a "bad trip". Severe anxiety & delusions likely.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
LSD: Some are end-of-life anxiety, pain, alcoholism, cluster headaches, according to literature.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
LSD: It is a hallucinogen. It alters your senses of time, space, & distance. U can hear colors or see sounds. The bad trip last @ 12 hours. Strange fee ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
GET HELP NOW: No ethical physician is going to give you such advice, since you are clearly depressed and i believe that this question is your cry for help. There a ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Tripp
14 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Actually, Ambien and Lunesta (eszopiclone) are benzodiazepines they have more specific activity for selective receptors directed at sedation, and have ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
Results vary..: Ambien (zolpidem) is a sleep medication designed to provide you with uninterrupted sleep for about 8 hrs. There can be unwanted and even dangerous sid ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes-with chronic use: Good question. The "z drugs" disrupt sleep less than benzodiazepines but there is evidence that there is some disruption with chronic use that becomes ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
not really: Valium (diazepam) is a benzodiazepine tranquilizer. Although it helps with sleep, it is mainly for anxiety and muscle relaxation, and can be taken du ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Vicodin/Ambien: Taken at same time, not good idea due to excess sedation.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Ambien/Klonopin: Caution about excess sedation & hangover. Please consult your doctor first.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Any psychiatric medication can potentially cause abnormal thoughts, dreams, neurologic side effects depending on what the medication is being used for ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Depends upon dose: If taken ask prescribed there should be no problem. In overdose, i'll spare you the sickening details of suffering that can occur. If you are suicidal ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Precursers: Please do not take any medications that have been taken together unless prescribed by your doctor. Call your doctor for further advice! Please let m ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
17 years experience Psychiatry
Pain and depression: While pain and depression can contribute to each other, and insomnia can be both a symptom of depression and a perpetuating factor -- you may want to ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
7 years experience Family Medicine
No: Generally speaking, no. It may help you sleep, but it may make your nightmares worse. Psychotherapy and different medications like Clonidine or prazos ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tapan Joshi
26 years experience Pain Management
No: No.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Saccomando
19 years experience Psychiatry
Same as each alone: Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine which acts about the same in the brain as alcohol. Using the two together is like using extra alcohol or extra ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
31 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Restoration of sleep is very important in the overall treatment of depression. Ambien (zolpidem) can be a very helpful medication to help people fall ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Sedation: It is likely that this combination will cause sedation depending upon the dosages.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
30 ?! yes: 30 what ? Mg? Tablets? In any case, i would not be surprised if it is. And what amount of wine? Because in large amounts, even wine can be lethal b ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Tripp
14 years experience Psychiatry
They don't: Benzodiazepines increase the activity and potentcy of GABA receptors, which is an inhibitory neurotransmitter. Increasing the activity of GABA decreas ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Different: Everyone is different. It also depends upon why you are having difficulty with sleep. If you suffer insomnia talk to your doctor about this. There ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
Melatonin and Ambien (zolpidem): do not have significant interaction. Melatonin (OTC) has a role in regulation of the sleep-wake cycle. May dose up to 20 mg/d. Ambien (zolpidem) (pres ... Read More
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