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How many OTC sleeping pills swill kill you

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Sleep: Depends on the medicine. Not advised. If insomnia is the issue, see a doctor.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Lederman
Dentistry 40 years experience
Dependence: The main issue is dependence upon them. They get you to sleep, but they interfere with normal sleep cycles. Bad non restful sleep is not good long t... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
An overdose of: Sleeping pills or mixing with other substances could be lethal.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Yes: It depends on the specific meds and other factors as one's body size.
A female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Probably not: 500 mg of metoprolol will lower BP & pulse rate- depends on the person Dose& nature of sleeping pills not given. Missing names of pain kille... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
You'll feel bad: Dry mouth, headache, incoordination, forgetfulness, and confusion are common side effects.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Connie Topliff
Family Medicine 28 years experience
You might get: More sleepy or feel nauseated. Won't improve the quality of your sleep. Why do you think you need a higher dose? Please talk to your doc to find a bet... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 29 years experience
Sleep disorder: Weaning off sleeping aids can be challenging. If these are prescribed benzodiazepines like alprazolam, clonazepam, Lorazepam or Ambien (zolpidem) then... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Sangal
Dr. R Sangalanswered
Sleep Medicine 43 years experience
Why would you?: Why would anyone take sleeping pills (otc or otherwise) before school? When you are in school, you want to be awake and alert, and sleeping pills will... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Unisom: This med contains benadryl (diphenhydramine) or doxylamine. Both are antihistamines. Effect will wearoff in a half day or so. There is no antidote. ... Read More

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