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will soma help me sleep

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Soma (carisoprodol) valium: No - absolutely not. Valium has a long half life so it stays in the system for long. Soma (carisoprodol) gets converted to Meprobamate that has the sa ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Not for sleep: Neither of these medications should be used for sleep.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sassan Hassassian
28 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Soma (carisoprodol) is a muscle relaxer and not a pain medicine. It has some sedative property which may help with sleep in short term. It is typica ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The indication for : Carisoprodol is as a muscle relaxer that can be used for musculoskeletal injuries/ conditions. It does not have an indication for sleep but it can be ... Read More
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 54-year-old member asked:
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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 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Most likely: But only take if prescribed for you and at the dose recommended.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
See your physician: Hydoxyzine, prescribed as 2 medications .(hcl, atarax) and pamoate, vistaril) is a prescription medication. It is very sedating and will help with sle ... Read More
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 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience Pain Management
Maybe : Gabapentin tends to improve the quality of the sleep but amitriptyline tends to be better in helping with sleep. Why don't you give it a try for about ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Warren Kriedman
46 years experience Psychiatry
Cause of insomnia: Many people find that they sleep better once they understand the cause of their sleep problem sleeping pills are useful for an acute situation but sho ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
20 years experience Sleep Medicine
Melatonin may: Melatonin may help you sleep. It's not a knock you out kind of pill or hormone. It works best if you take it and lay down in a dark room. It won't wor ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Coleman
41 years experience Sleep Medicine
Qualified maybe.: Panadeine forte is a combination of a mild analgesic (paracetamol) and codeine. Paracetamol is not likely to affect your sleep. Codeine, being a narco ... Read More
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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Indirectly: Neurontin (gabapentin) is not a sleeping pill. One of the side effects is drowsiness. Additionally, improvement of symptoms for which the medication w ... Read More
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