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halcion vs ambien

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Olsen
51 years experience Psychiatry
Depends .: Both work well to induce sleep, they have similar side effects and risks. The difference is in the duration of action/effect. Both gradually ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Sterling
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Time For A Guinness: Each has its positives & negatives & really, must be judged based on an individual's response.It's a general "rule"that one should not use a s ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Neither.: These two drugs should only be used short time. Like any other addicting drugs, tolerance to their effects develops. There are better, healthier trea ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Sleeping Pill: Let me see if I understand your question correctly. You are taking a sleeping pill and you are concerned that they make you groggy.That is what they ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Roman
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Each : Medication is different so I would talk to your doctor and try the new medicine to see which one works best for you. So it will be trial of each. Ad ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Both are benzos: Both Halcion (triazolam) and Ativan belong to the same pharmaceutical family - benzodiazepine. They differ in their half-life, and whether their metab ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yep : Yes. In some countries it is without prescription.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Halcion OD: Halcion (triazolam) is a benzodiazepine that is used for short-term treatment of insomnia. Overdose can cause: sedation, lack of balance & coordin ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Lederman
40 years experience Dentistry
Flumazenil (clonazepam): Only works for a short time, so must be continually monitored until halcyon has been metabolized. Fortunately, triazolam is of relatively short durat ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Forrester
42 years experience Psychiatry
Insomnia: Halcion (triazolam) is a sedative-hypnotic used to treat insomnia.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
36 years experience Psychiatry
Right away: Roughly 30 minutes if taken on an empty stomach.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Halcion (triazolam): In our area, some still do, due to its short half life, on as needed basis short term.

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