A 39-year-old member asked:
Taking sleeping pills with drinking alcohol will increase the affects of the sleeping pills?
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Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Yes: Combining any sedating medications (including sleeping pills) together or with alcohol will increase the sedating effects of the sleeping pills. These combinations can be dangerous so it is recommended that you do not drink when taking sleeping pills. Talk to your physician about drinking while taking any medications to be safe.
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