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A 35-year-old member asked:

What would be the effects of taking 30 unisom sleeping pills?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
OVERDOSING: It is an antihistamine used for sleep by some people and promoted for that.But taking 30 pills is very dangerous and you hould be aware it can cause seizureshallucinations, fatal rhabdomyolysis and acute renal failure and death.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

Can I stop taking sleeping pills?

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Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
Sleep Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Yes, you can discontinue use, but how it's done depends on what you are taking and for how long. It is not recommended to just stop abruptly. You need to be weaned off and monitored for any side effects.

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