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A 42-year-old female asked:

Was put on remeron 30 mg, 4 mg valium, .2 mg clonidine, 6 mg melatonin and 50 mg benadryl (diphenhydramine) for chronic insomnia spaced apart by an hour. is this a lot?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Yes: It is not a good idea to mix all these drugs together since no one really knows what the outcome of the interaction may be given some many variables. If you have had so much problem falling asleep, consider getting a sleep study which may reveal the cause.
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Ans: Wow what are you doing? Insomnia is a true diagnosis that requires evaluation to see if you meet the elements. Get off this medication. Valium may be a problem. Start with relaxation sheets and sleep log

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