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How Much Doxylamine Succinate Can You Take
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): mind you, you're already on other medications as mentioned in your profile, valium (diazepam) can interact with diphenhydramine (benadryl) and cause CNS depression or psychomotor impairment, be careful with multiple medications, read the labels well on OTC medicines ...Read more
You need to ask the: Doctor who prescribed it, or the pharmacist who filled the prescription. If it is not prescribed, the answer is easy - zero. The safe dose is not only limited by the amount of hydrocodone, but more so by the amount of Acetaminophen (apap). The current recommendation is no more than 2 grams/day for chronic users, and never more than 4 grams per day. If your pills have 325 mg, that is 6 pills/day. ...Read more
Magnesium Intake/day: The food and nutrition board of the institute of medicine has set the acceptable upper intake level for magnesium supplements at 350-400 mg per day, which is the highest level of intake that is not apt to cause diarrhea or other gastrointestinal problems in most people. Your body absorbs between 1/3 and 1/2 of the magnesium you consume. Foods rich in magnesium include green leafy vegetables. ...Read more
Depends. : If you are a healthy adult, with no kidney issues, you can take 800mg every 8 hours. ...Read more
How many panadol (acetaminophen) tablets does it take to cause an overdose. And how many to make it fatal?
Please seek help!!!: I am concerned that you are asking this because you are considering trying an overdose. If you want to kill yourself this is not a good way to do it- panadol (acetaminophen) overdose causes liver failure which causes a long, painful ; very unpleasant death over several weeks. If you are considering suicide please seek help from a friend, family member, professional or suicide hotline. There are better solutions. ...Read more
Trip ??: This is the main component of most over the counter sleep products.Probably 1/20 gan get the opposite reaction but it is not a drug to "trip" on.If you want to go to sleep, fine.If you take a real excess you can have a seizure and die after you suck your own vomit down your windpipe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3600 mg: This assumes you are healthy and your kidneys are 100%. ...Read more
Dose highly variable: Panadol(paracetamol) in uk and tylenol(acetaminophen)in north america the toxic dose is variable in individuals.A single dose of 10 grms has a pretty good chance of causing toxicity.Intermittent doses more than 2grms a day if taken along with alcohol and/or other drugs toxic to liver can also cause toxicity.A single dose less than 10 grms with alcohol overdose can be toxic to liver. ...Read more
This the infomation: Parenteral: 25 mg IV or im once, followed by close observation for response. This dose may be repeated within 2 hours if needed. Oral therapy should be started as soon as feasible if continued medication is required. Oral: 25 mg orally once. This dose may be repeated every 4 hours as needed. Rectal: 25 mg administered rectally once. This dose may be repeated every 4 hours as needed. ...Read more
See details: This is really difficult to answer because significant GI problems can occur at even relatively small doses. I personally consider the maximum daily dose to be 2, 400 mg daily. ...Read more
Doxylamine: 25mg. taken as needed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sure: Depending on other medications/treatments and your prior medical history -- should be fine. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Doxylamine: Doxylamine is not a sleeping medication. It is an Antihistamine which makes you drowsy Conflicts with parents, relationships with turmoil and separations, peer pressure, work and finances can cause Anxiety and sleep problem Trust your body to have sleep as it has done for 21 years Exercise in evening Use Breathing Relaxation, Visual Imagery, Tai Chi, Yoga, and Meditation, Music See a Psychiatrist ...Read more
Doxylamine: Doxylamine succinate trouble of the active ingredient in Unisom, is a non-habit-forming antihistamine that promotes sleep. As long as you tolerate it well, it should not hurt you to take a half a tab of that each evening, but it would be better if you could figure out a way not to take it every night. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
50 mg is safe: Doxylamine is an antihistamine that is prescribed for sedation. The usual doseage is 6 to 50 mg at night. Doxylamine is not addictive. Do not use it with other antihistamines or sedatives or alcohol! dry mouth or dizziness is possible; headache would be uncommon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I take my normal dose of Claritin 10mg and take alkaseltzer plus nighttime which has doxylamine succinate 6.25mg?
Possible medication: Interaction per drugs.Com medication interaction checker: " dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment.." use together with caution - don't operate dangerous machinery or drive. No alcohol use with combination. ...Read more
Is it safe to take 4 25mg doxylamine succinate tablets? I just lost a loved one and I cannot seem to fall asleep I've taken 3 but still not helping..
Take as directed: I'm sorry for your loss but it's never a good idea to take more than directed unless under prescriber's supervision, which then means it's really as directed. Check out http://www.drugs.com/dosage/doxylamine.html. Usual dose for allergies is 10mg, not to exceed 6 doses/d or 60mg. Usual dose for insomnia is 25mg. So 75-100mg is overboard. Please see your Family Doc for options. And re grief too. ...Read more
Found 2 medications that take away my mystery chronic body pain the day after taking them. doxylamine succinate And diazepam, what could pain cause be?
Take a deep breath: Some good news and some that can be difficult. The good news: You've found things that work, there's nothing seriously wrong or likely to worsen. The hard stuff is that you're suffering from tension/anxiety. The antihistamine helps you get better rest which can help neck and eye pain but can make you groggy. The Valium calms you but is best for specific stressful events. Find CBT therapy for help. ...Read more
Recommend caution: I would not recommend it if you are naive to either medication just because of how sedating the doxylamine and Codeine are in general. The sedating effects in each may compound each other. If you need the pain killer and the sleep aid, and they are prescribed as so, i would recommend staggering the medications to avoid peaks of the medication occurring at the same time. ...Read more
Recently started on sertraline and have been experiencing some insomnia. Is it safe to take doxylamine succinate for the night?
Its ok to take: but you should only take as directed on the product labeling. ...Read more
I have been up for three days. Tried Lunesta, (eszopiclone) Ambien, dphnhydrm. Elavil. Tonight doxylamine succinate. I took 50 mg ~4 hrs ago. Can I take 1 more?
Is it safe to take 2 unisom for sleep instead of just the recommended 1? (They're 25mg doxylamine succinate) 1 doesn't work for me. Tried Benadryl (diphenhydramine) too
Check with doctor: Although it is probably OK to double up on the dose, each person is different and perhaps the drug is not the best one for you and may not work even with doubling the dose. The current trend is to cut the dose down instead of raising it as in the case of Ambien (zolpidem). A sleep study may be helpful if this is a chronic issue. ...Read more
Is it safe to take Unisom (doxylamine succinate) throughout pregnancy? I'm 19 weeks and have awful morning sickness, this is all that seems to help.
I take klonopin .5 a day and Wellbutrin (bupropion) 150mg twice a day I can't sleep is it safe to add doxylamine succinate aka unisom with that mix?
Drug interactions: Doxylamine is an antihistamine which may interact with Klonopin (clonazepam) to increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness or difficulty concentrating. Limit or avoid use of alcohol and avoid driving until you know how this combination of medications affect you. Discuss with your prescribing doctor before taking Unisom. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: The FDA approved, label dosages for insomnia are from 25-50 mg nightly. We use this medication off-label routinely to treat morning sickness in pregnant women at higher doses than this. Overall it is a very safe and well tolerated medication. It can cause urinary retention in older people with prostate or bladder issues though. ...Read more
Unisom: is not considered to be addictive in that there are no withdrawal side effects. Its use over a long period of time is not recommended as it has anticholinergic side effects that can interfere with memory, attention and ability to deal with outside stimuli. Do not take it with other sedatives or antihistamines like Zyrtec (cetirizine). ...Read more
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