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long term effects of unisom

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Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Good for short term, but can create both psychological dependence and anxiety if not used, no sleep will occur. Try sleep hygiene: no caffeine after ... Read More

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Dr. Patricia Foster
44 years experience Psychiatry
Find cause: Insomnia can occur for many reasons. Unisom is an antihistamine that won't solve your problem. Practice good sleep hygiene. See: https://sleepfoundat ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Wine: If you take the unisom as directed I feel your wine has already metabolized enough and you should be able to take it now.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Sedation: It contains 25 mg of diphenhydramine. This is also known as benadryl. It should make you sedated and help you sleep. It can occasionally have a hangov ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Delaney
25 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Paradoxical effects: Can occur, that is, restlessness and difficulty falling and staying asleep. I believe the active substance is Diphenhydramine which isn't a long ter ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
OVERDOSING: It is an antihistamine used for sleep by some people and promoted for that.But taking 30 pills is very dangerous and you hould be aware it can cause ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Benadryl, (diphenhydramine)Unisom,Pamp: I understand your concern. Both Benadryl and unisom have ingredient of diphenhydramine, the combined effect of which can cause drowsiness, depression ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Yo-yo effect: Unisom is actually a brand of diphenhydramine ( Benadryl ) . Phentermine is a stimulating amphetamine. The 2 taken in close proximity will certainly c ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: if you have taken a single unisom pill before and are now not getting effective results than using two of them should be acceptable for you
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Absolutely: The miniscule amount of caffeine and theobromine in a chocolate drink is not going to counteract the effect of unisom. However, after taking unisom, y ... Read More
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