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will ibuprofen help me sleep

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
AdvilPM: Advil alone is not a sleep aid, but the PM component is generic benadryl and can help you sleep. Unless you're in pain, take plain benadryl which shou ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Advil (ibuprofen) PM: On occasional basis & if not taking other medications for sleep or sedation at same time.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See answer: If you only take 100mg a night, and take with some food (so as not to irritate your stomach or increase risk of inflammation), you should be fine. Ov ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: It contains an antihistamine which is mildly sedating, and should not interact with the bupropion in usual doses. You should, however, let your docto ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
12 years experience Sleep Medicine
Insomnia: It contains valerian ; chamomile. If you are having trouble sleeping, focus on good sleep hygiene. Avoid electronics, caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, vig ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep herbs: Valerian (Valeriana officinalis), California poppy (Eschscholzia californica), Wild lettuce (Lactuca virosa), Lemon Balm ((Melissa officinalis)), pass ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Many options.: Melatonin is widely used. Valerian (Valeriana officinalis), California poppy (Eschscholzia californica), Wild lettuce (Lactuca virosa), Lemon Balm ((M ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
What medications you: Are or are not prescribed will be part of an individualized plan that will developed after you are fully assessed. No physician can speak for another ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Chlorzaxazone: Yes it is a centrally acting muscle relaxant and may help you sleep better by relaxing your muscles and has sedative effect.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Zma and sleep: There is no evidence that it will help you sleep better.
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A 99-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Unlikely: Never heard this one before.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. A V
Dr. A V answered
17 years experience Neurology
Melatonin: Yes it will but it works best when taken 30-60 minutes before bed and also when you stay in a darkened environment prior to sleep. So keep the room yo ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Not usually: The role of Aspirin for sleep is to relieve pain that might keep you awake.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
20 years experience Sleep Medicine
Broad question: Check out www.Sleepeducation.Com as a starting point, especially proper sleep hygiene.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zeyad Morcos
21 years experience Neurology
Sleep consult: As sleep physician, your question is general. Better to adhere to good sleep habits available on many professional society web. Using sleeping aid onl ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Any: Any comfortable clothing.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Greenhut
42 years experience Preventive Medicine
Bedtime rituals: Do relaxing things before going to bed. Don't exercise within 2-3 hours of bedtime. Keep tv and computer out of bedroom. Room should be dark and cool. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ranji Varghese
16 years experience Sleep Medicine
It organizes you: Most people who have erratic sleep schedules may be unaware of it. Sleep logs or diaries allows patients to take an appraisal of their schedule over w ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm has generic Benadryl in it, diphenhydramine. Too much at one time.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Definitely: It should help but for sure it will not hurt to do for many other good health reasons.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): What milligram dose is each?. I would not recommend more than 50 mg. At 1 time.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not an anti anxiety: medication. Cyclobenzaprine is not an anti anxiety drug. It is structurally similar to the TCA (tricyclic antidepressant) and used as a muscle relaxan ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chinelo Ikpeama
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If done right, exercise is always helpful. See your doctor for proper clearance and possibly a personal trainer to design a program around your limit ... Read More
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