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A 20-year-old female asked:

Last night taking 1 unisom didn't help. i really need to get sleep tonight. is it safe to take 2 unisom just this once? will it help?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Carlos Barrios
Child Psychiatry 25 years experience
It's not: Unidom is nothing more than Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and you will regret the hangover tomorrow. You can try other more safe things like melatonin, sleepy time tea, or challenging yourself to reading a long chapter in a tedious book. A routine of exercise will help in making sleep easy. Also no noise or lights or electronics- and make your room cool= sleep hygiene. Take care.
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