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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Tripp
15 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: The usual max dose is 30mg.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Temazepam (Restoril): is a benzodiazapine used for treating insomnia short-term. It works by enhancing GABA in the brain. Restoril (temazepam) Side effects may include fee ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
36 years experience Psychiatry
Sleeping pill: Temazepam (brand name restoril) is a sedating benzodiazepine tranquilizer, prescribed as a sleep aid. Particularly useful when anxiety interferes wit ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Would not: Recommend it.

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