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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Neither best: Many drugs have sedation as one of many side effects, such as the two you mention. In fact, Restoril (temazepam) is an old brand of hydroxyzine I'd wr ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience Neurology
No: Not advised.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alireza Raboubi
14 years experience Family Medicine
......: A muscle relaxer to treat headaches? That's intetesting, was not aware of this new indication.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
This is a muscle : Relaxant. I would not be playing doctor and self prescribing. I would not recommend you take this to help you sleep. If your having trouble sleeping s ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It is a safe combination. I can think of a number of clinical scenarios where this would be very appropriate and I have quite a few patients on this ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
39 years experience Psychiatry
Otcs are safe: But that is not to say that they work well. Before trying one, consult your prescriber to give feedback that the clonazepam is not working.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mona Shah
Dr. Mona Shah answered
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Melatonin: try melatonin . Develop regular sleep routine .
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Sangal
Dr. R Sangal answered
42 years experience Sleep Medicine
Not good idea: Sleeping pills should only be taken here and there, now and then, not everyday for weeks/months/years. Sleeping pills should be effective through the ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nasky
15 years experience Psychiatry
Many alternatives: There are many alternatives, but it depends on why you're looking for an alternative. Is Klonopin (clonazepam) not working? Perhaps the dose in wrong. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience Psychiatry
Not recommended: Seroquel (quetiapine) is an anti-psychotic medication used for serious psychiatric disorders. It is not recommended as a sleeping aid. Talk to your pc ... Read More
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Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Benzo: 0.5 mg xanax=15 mg of temazepam. Xanax (alprazolam) is short acting with half life of 6-20 hours, but temazepam is medium acting half life of 10-20 ho ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Curtis Wong
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Ambien (zolpidem): Works well to help people sleep but my concerns are more focused on why you are having trouble sleeping at your age.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
35 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep Apnea: The most effective treatment for sleep apnea is cpap/autopap. Benzodiazepines ;#40;ativan, klonopin, valium, xanax;#41; although effective are not ind ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Work w/your doctor: For this question, it's best to work with your own physician so that you and s/he can be on the same page together. You need to be followed so that h ... Read More
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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Not sure: Never heard of this. Ask your prescribing doctor.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep: Trazodone dose adjustment, switch to another sedating antidepressent, supplementing with seroquel (quetiapine) at night, or adding melatonin, are all ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
DANGER: Absolutely not. Combining two different sleep medications is not only very dangerous, it increases the likelihood of addiction and other complication ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
Medications interact: Zzzquil is Diphenhydramine 50 mg, an antihistamine. In combo with Zoloft, BusPar (buspirone), (buspirone) Ativan and/or Klonopin it may increase dizzi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not advise: Ambien (zolpidem) can be habit forming so not advise that. You need to have your sleep accessed. To decide why you can't sleep. Ask you physician
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Personal: this drug is prescribed to a patient in person with a customized dose for a specific indication and shouldn't be shared, instructions are written on ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Drug abuse: If you are using doses four times above normal; or are using these daily; then you have built up a tolerance and are most likely addicted. Addiction i ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Trazadone: Trazadone starting dose for sleep is 50mg, 100mg not unheard of. The maximum dose for Trazadone is 400mg daily, but that is for depression

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