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Dr. added .25 mg or trazadone to my usual 1 mg of Ativan for sleep ...is this ok and commonly done?
Probably safe: Neither of these is primarily a sleeping pill but are often used to help people get to sleep through the drowsiness side effects. One is often for anxiety and the new one is for depression. Each are a low doseage and at bedtime you'll not be driving or operating machinery. Just relax and sleep while on them. ...Read more
My dr added .25 of trazadone to 1 mg of Ativan for sleep...seem lethargic during day could it be from this?
I have severe insomnia. I also have thyroiditis. I take Xanax or ativan for sleep. Sometimes it works and sometimes no. What can I do?
Sleep hygiene: To aid sleep over time, sleep hygiene is better than meds. Go to bed & wake up @ same time daily. Use a comfortable bed with comfy pillows only for sleep/sex; no caffeine after 12 noon; no alcohol 3-4 hrs prior to sleep; avoid eating meals and vigorous exercising within 3h of bedtime (can have small snack if needed, & gentle yoga). Maintain a quiet, dark, cool room, with no computer, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Haven't been getting good sleep for the past few days, anxiety is very bad, everything seems like a dream, talked To therapist and ER told me to take ativan amd sleep. Very nervous about taking it.
I've been having trouble sleeping, ativan doesn't work. Docs want me to try valuim. I don't really want to do anymore benzos. How's melatonin for anxiety? Will it effect it, because my anxiety is BAD
I take Effexor for anxiety disorder but I have trouble to sleep, should I take ativan or a sleeping pill?
Discuss with doc: This is a question that you should discuss with the person prescribing effexor. Sometimes the drug being used might interfere with sleep so first address that rather than asking about options for using a sleeping medication there are many issues to consider in choosing what is right for you. ...Read more
Can geodon cause voices? As soon as the voices started I got penile numbness. Taper off seroquel celexa. Taking ativan to sleep along with geodon.
Not cause, but: This medication is meant for severely psychotic Schizophrenic symptoms. Hearing voices would be a strong possibility for these people and it might not be easy to untangle the illness from side effects since I've heard that 'voices' can be more noticed on the drug. Definitely talk to your Dr. Don't self-manage meds - ever! They need to be responsible to you. You deserve good care. I hope you get it ...Read more
Stopped hormone replacement therapy and now have symptoms including insomnia. Dr prescribed ativan for sleep. Which is safer, ativan or hrt?
Hrt: The best treatment for insomnia is to find its cause, often hormonal imbalances and deficiencies may play a significant role and hrt may contribute to eliminating or improving the sleep disorder. Ativan simply relieves anxiety, which is not dealing with the root of the insomnia. It may be associated with dependence and side effects, such as hangover, memory loss, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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