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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Kibrick
46 years experience Clinical Psychology
For short-term use: Both of these drugs are prescribed to treat insomnia, and both warn to take at lowest dose for shortest time needed. Long-term use increases risk of ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brent Peters
20 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Consider evaluation: The key to treating insomnia is finding the underlying cause. Some patients have insomnia because they are born with it but most patients have insomni ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
23 years experience Child Psychiatry
Others are: in general: Melatonin (A natural supplement), trazodone, clonidine, Remeron, and sometimes Seroquel (quetiapine) when severe. Please talk to your doct ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Read
37 years experience Family Medicine
Insomnia off Seroque: Why was the Seroquel (quetiapine) stopped? It is not a drug of abuse. Any chance of restarting it?
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Moranville
36 years experience Psychiatry
Difficult to say: That is a very complex regimen for sleep and I am glad you are not taking any of these since you are pregnant. Restoring is the most likely of these t ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Don't get dependent: Taking more and more sleep meds is a dangerous path. Figure out why you can't sleep; see your primary care md first. Eliminate caffeine; don't exercis ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Restoril (temazepam): This drug last multiple hours in your body and become tolerant to its effects, so sedation and a loss of energy with fatigue and a type of dependency ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
36 years experience Psychiatry
Not advised: Ativan (lorazepam) and Restoril (temazepam) are both benzodiazepine tranquilizers. Their effects can add together in a potentially dangerous way. Th ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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NO~!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!: If you are looking to get stoned of your mind, then the combination of a benzodiazepine (tranquillizers) like Restoril (temazepam) and alcohol will ge ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelica Balingit
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: Restoril (temazepam) is mainly for sleep.

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