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15 weeks pregnant, no ob gyn visits, has hypertension and has been taking xanex, percocet, seroqel, ambein and suboxon the entire pregnancy. Outcomes?

15 weeks pregnant, no ob gyn visits, has hypertension and has been taking xanex, percocet, seroqel, ambein and suboxon the entire pregnancy. Outcomes?

HIgh risk pregnancy: With these illnesses and medications, she has a high-risk pregnancy. She needs a good team to see her through: maternal-fetal medicine physician, psychiatrist, and therapist. She won't be able to withdraw from the opiates while pregnant, but will need a substance abuse program after delivery. Social services needs to be involved concerning parenting issues. Baby @ risk but could still be well. ...Read more

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Can i take an extra Ambien (zolpidem) ? I can't sleep ! :(

Can i take an extra Ambien (zolpidem) ? I can't sleep ! :(

10mg. is maximum: Difficulty with sleep can have many causes. It is important to find out why you can not sleep. A sleep study can differentiate between the many possibilities which include sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, positional apnea, etc. Consider looking up "sleep hygiene" on line. If those habits are followed consistently & you still can't sleep then ask your md to refer you for a sleep study. ...Read more

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Overtime, can percocet 7.5/325 4 times daily begin to make you tired, even when it didn't prior to that?

Overtime, can percocet 7.5/325 4 times daily begin to make you tired, even when it didn't prior to that?

Pain resolution: If your pain problem is receding somewhat, you would expect to find that you are feeling more fatigue than usual. Taking narcotics for chronic pain can be effective but is also problematic in many instances. The best strategy for you as an individual would be to slowly wean yourself off of the narcotic completely except flares. Also routinely take only enough to keep pain to manageable level. ...Read more

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I have taken my dose of miclizine. Can i take a half of Ambien (zolpidem) if i can't sleep? Last night i couldn't sleep.

I have taken my dose of miclizine. Can i take a half of Ambien (zolpidem) if i can't sleep? Last night i couldn't sleep.

Sleepless: Try going to bed at the same time every night. Turn off your electronic devices and stop texting an hour before bedtime. Listen to relaxing music an take a warm bath. ...Read more

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I had a percocet a little over 4 hours ago, then 10 minutes ago i took a loratab, only because my miagraine wouldn't go away, is this okay?

I had a percocet a little over 4 hours ago, then 10 minutes ago i took a loratab, only because my miagraine wouldn't go away, is this okay?

Migraine hedache: Migraine headache are best treated with medications OTHER than narcotics. Often, stopping the narcotic will cause the headache to recur. It is important to figure out triggers for migraines as they can help you reduce the frequency of symptoms. Triggers include too much / little sleep, specific foods such as aged cheeses, red wine, caffeine, bright lights, chemical sensitivity, menstrual cycle ...Read more

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Is it ill advised to take 20mg of ambien (zolpidem)? The 10's don't seem to be working so well lately and I could really use the sleep. Thanks!

Is it ill advised to take 20mg of ambien (zolpidem)? The 10's don't seem to be working so well lately and I could really use the sleep. Thanks!

Yes: Ambien (zolpidem) if taken every night without a several day break occasionally will get less effective. You should always do well with 10 mg. Stop on a weekend during which you should have a couple of good days of relaxation and exercise and then restart for the days of stress when you can't get to sleep. ...Read more

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Ambien (Definition)

Zolpidem is a sleep-inducer which is a kind of ...Read more