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Is it safe to take melatonin and ativan

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 23 years experience
Yes: This is usually safe, but it will depend on many individual factors. Consult your doctor to determine what is right in your circumstances.
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Melatonin and Ativan: Ativan is used for Anxiety Melatonin is a hormone found naturally in the body. used for insomnia. Melatonin may cause sleepiness Taking melatonin alon... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mijail Serruya
Neurology 17 years experience
Melatonin is safe: In a neurologically normal, generally healthy adult, there should be no adverse effects from melatonin. Melatonin is a hormone naturally secreted by t... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
I would start with: Melatonin taken about two hours before your desired bedtime. If that does not work, you can use 10 mg of sonata (zaleplon) if prescribed for you and i... Read More
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 34 years experience
Ever try Propranolol: Propranolol is prototype beta blocker used to treat anxious conditions including phobias (eg. Fear of flying, stage fright, fear of public speaking, e... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Insomnia: Insomnia is not easily treated with medications only, but a combination of techniques: routine sleep time and wake up time, diet, exercise, relaxation... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Medications: All medications you wish to take should be discussed with your oral surgeon before the procedure.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
It is preferrable: Not to use long term- but I have many patients who do use it long term with success. Are you using excellent sleep hygiene? If not- try that first. 1.... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes: Ther should be no interactions between those medications.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
Melatonin use: Typically melatonin is used to assist in sleep. When you take it in relation to the work out is important. IF it starts working quickly you will feel ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
Here's an article: That may clear up the confusion ( or not) : http://www.Endocrine-abstracts.Org/ea/0026/ea0026p394.Htm. My understanding is that people who have hypoth... Read More