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Can sleeping pills kill you?

Can sleeping pills kill you?

Sleep: Depends on the medicine. Not advised. If insomnia is the issue, see a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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Are sleeping pills addictive?

Are sleeping pills addictive?

Addiction/tolerance: Some sleeping pills are controlled substances; they have addictive potential. Examples include: ambien, lunesta, (eszopiclone) & restoril. That being said, they are schedule IV with lower potential for this than other medications the more common issue with sleeping pills is developing physiological tolerance. Frequent use of the medication causes your body to 'get used to' the medication & it loses efficacy. ...Read more

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How are zopiclone sleeping pills?

How are zopiclone sleeping pills?

Non-benzodiazepine: Eszopiclone is also known as lunesta, (eszopiclone) a non benzodiazepine sleep medication used for insomnia. Like any psychotropic medications, you have to know its side-effects. ...Read more

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What are the side-effects sleeping pills?

Big question: The problem is that sleep medications work differently so it is hard to give you the side effects. Typically there are medications used for sleep that are not actually sleep medications but a side effect of the medication is sleepiness (antihistamines and antidepressants) or medications that work on brain (antiseizure, narcotics, sedatives)... Again lots of side effects but all different. ...Read more

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Does loratadine make good sleeping pills?

Does loratadine make good sleeping pills?

No: Loratadine (claritin) is an anti-histamine. These medications can cause sedation as a side effect, but i wouldn't call it a sleeping pill. If you need a sleeping pill, see your doctor so you can be better assessed as to why you need a sleeping pill. Often times sleeping pills are the wrong answer and just used to mask an underlying problem. ...Read more

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Is they any side effects of sleeping pills?

Is they any side effects of sleeping pills?

Sleeping pills: Depends on the type of sleeping pills & how long it lasts for. Short acting ones can cause dependency and dizziness. Long-acting ones can cause the same, plus daytime drowsiness, memory problems, confusion, fatigue, headaches, nervousness, GI upset, amnesia, cognitive disturbances. ...Read more

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Why do sleeping pills give me more nightmares?

Why do sleeping pills give me more nightmares?

Sleep: Not all pills do that. It may be related to the side effect profile of the medication. ...Read more

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What are some good non addictive sleeping pills?

Lots of options: Melatonin (ordinarily produced by the pineal gland in the brain) is one of the most effective treatments; it helps regulate the body's sleep/wake cycle. Gaba supplementation (a neurotransmitter ordinarily produced in the brain) enables you to feel relaxed and happy; it's a good, non-addictive, non-prescription sleep aid. Finally, magnesium supplementation is good for tension, anxiety, and sleep. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is it safe to mix sleeping pills?

Can you tell me is it safe to mix sleeping pills?

That depends.: I would encourage you not to mix your sleeping pills unless it has been directed by your physician. There are some combinations that are safe. However, some combinations could endanger your health. Take care. ...Read more