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A 19-year-old female asked:

I have trouble sleeping at night. ive tried melatonin and it doesnt help. is there a sleeping aid you recommend besides melatonin because it doesnt help me?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Diphenhydramine: Diphenhydramine (benadryl) at a dose of 25 mg is the most common component of OTC sleep aids. It usually makes one groggy after 30 min but is gone from th body in a few hours.
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