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Bicknell, IN
A 26-year-old female asked:

I just received medrol (methylprednisolone) for my arthritis and i have been taking zzzquil to sleep at night cause i cant shut my brain off! can i take those together?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Yes: High doses of cortisone often keep people awake. You may try ZZZquil and hope it works. In such instance, I'd not hesitant to provide my patients with a few sleeping pills when placed on high-dose cortisone treatment.
Last updated Dec 22, 2019

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