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Yes: There is no interaction between the two drugs. ...Read more
Can I take a sleeping pill (diphenhydramine) to help me sleep after taking excedrine migraine? Thanks in advance.
Unisom: Not sure of your age or other medications taken along with these two. Best to consult your physician who prescribed them. ...Read more
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
Benadryk: I believe they are category b, but best to avoid them. ...Read more
Please talk to doc: Some of the natural sleeping pills are ok to use, but some will indeed interfere with certain anti-depressants. So it really does depend what ones you are on, boh prescription and the natural ones you want to use. You need to talk to the doc who prescribed the antidepressants to make sure what you have chosen doesn't interact. Also, if having sleep peoblems yet, may need to tweak your dose. ...Read more
Can I take natural sleeping tablets containing 5-HBT with Nortriptyline? I'm on 60mg. I take my Notriptyline at night time.
5-HTP?: 5-HTP = 5-hydroxytryptophan: Small amounts are converted to serotonin.Nortriptyline already increases serotonin between nerves in the brain. OTC 5HTP is unregulated, so one cannot predict how accurate 5-HTP label is. Because already on med that increases serotonin, doubt much effect. Recommend asking doc - med adjustment, if safe, may be all that's needed.See tips on Sleep Hygiene,Sleeping Better. ...Read more
I've taken 5mg of melatonin tonight. Can I take nyquill to help me sleep? Melatonin isn't working..
Yes: The antihistamine in NyQuil (doxylamine succinate) will provide the side effect of drowsiness. Like all antihistamines if it works tonight for sleep you develop quick tolerance to it as a sleep aide. Also, if you don't need the other ingredients, I would avoid taking NyQuil just as a sleep aide. For insomnia issues - cognitive behavioral therapy is the best treatment: see www.shuti.me ...Read more
Not good idea: Sleeping pills should only be taken here and there, now and then, not everyday for weeks/months/years. Sleeping pills should be effective through the night and stop working by morning, which means they should have short half-lives. Prosom (estazolam) has a 10-24 hour half-life, so it is still in your system all day the next day and is not a good idea as a sleeping pill. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It depends on the type of pill - sedatives can cause physical dependence otc remedies can have other adverse effects. ...Read more
What is the maximum dosage of polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate) sleeping pills you can take?
Polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate): 2 mg.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not prescribed or in pain, Is taking 2 panadol (acetaminophen) night pills before sleeping everyday dangerous??
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