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How Many Nights In A Row Can I Safely Use Ambien 5mg
Started ambien 10 mg and 50 mg Seroquel two days ago for bad insomnia. Woke up with bad headaches two days in a row. Should I be concerned?
Can I safely use Ambien for sleep, then Xanax during the day for anxiety? Can I safely switch between Xanax or Ativan If I find one works better?
Your question sounds: like there may not be a prescribing physician involved with this, or at least you don't say anything about the advice of that physician. Benzodiazepines are not necessarily the best treatment for chronic anxiety states like generalized anxiety disorder, panic and especially not PTSD. Antidepressants work without producing tolerance and with much less of a risk of dependency. Talk to the prescriber ...Read more
Can I safely use Ambien for sleep, then Xanax during the day for anxiety? my doctor describing me this combination but Im not sure.
Use sleep hygiene: Getting off Ambien is a good idea and best facilitated by practicing good sleep hygiene. This includes setting the same sleep and wake time, relaxing before sleep, using your bed only for sleep and sex, no tv or computer before sleep, no caffeine 6 hours before sleep, and getting out bed if you wake in the middle of the night and reading for a little while. Practicing this will help. ...Read more
I am prescribed Adderall regularly for many years now. Is it safe to take 1.5mg of klonopin and 10mg of Ambien to help me sleep?
Don't do it!: Taking way too many medications, which interact with each other, makes no sense. Talk to your doctor about other options ...Read more
How to safely wean off of prolonged Ambien use? My mother has been taking 5mg of Ambien nightly for over a year because of her insomnia, often taking 10mg on the weekends. This was prescribed by her doctor who said, " it is addictive, however, your 66 ye
Addiction med MD: See an addiction medicine physician. Detox can be tricky. Ambien is not technically in the same class of drugs as valium, Ativan ; xanax (benzodiazepines), but tho many doctors will tell you it is "safe, ":it is no different in terms of addiction and withdrawal. Your q cut off but if md said mom's age makes addiction less important, she may want to change mds. Addiction is a big problem in elders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask your own doctor: Please ask the doctor who prescribed this medicine for you. S/he knows you and your case best. I hope your doctor also talked with you about sleep hygiene and you are employing those suggestions before relying on Ambien alone. It does have side effects such as activation and sleepwalking in some patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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