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Is It Normal To Have Trouble Sleeping On Adderall
Difficulty falling: Asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/overall light sleep. Please see you doc who may order a sleep study. A psychologist can help w/stress management. Peace and good health. Try not to nap in daytime or limit it to a cat nap of 15 minutes. ...Read more
Many women complain that they have trouble sleeping when they are pregnant. Try not to eat just before bedtime. Consider taking a warm bath at bedtime to help you relax. As your abdomen gets bigger, you may want to lie on your side with a pillow under your abdomen and a pillow between ...Read more
Is it normal to be able to fell asleep 40 mins after taking ritalin (methylphenidate)? Does it mean the dose isn't correct? But i feel she concentrates better on ritali
Depends: If the girl is taking the stimulant for excessive daytime sleepiness, either from narcolepsy or sleep apnea, then the dose of the Ritalin (methylphenidate) may not be enough to help her stay awake. If, however, she is taking it for ADHD, in some cases the child may feel calm enough to actually be able to fall asleep faster than usual. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 7mths baby is on levothyroxine & I notice that she has difficulty in sleeping e.g take time to fall asleep and seems uneasy. Are these normal?
Sleep physiology: During sleep the body's physiology changes, and it does so per stage of sleep, so there can be times that the heart is slower, however, it can also slow down due to illness - for example in untreated sleep apnea the low oxygen levels can cause bradycardia, or low oxygen levels from emphysema. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was on trazodone for sleep for 11 years and have been off it almost 4 months. I still have occasional trouble falling and staying asleep. Is this common? How long will it take my body to adjust?
Don't know what the: Underlying sleep problem was - but if this is still an issue than the issues falling asleep are understandable. How good is your sleep hygiene? 1. Keep regular bed ; wakening time (includes weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just started Zoloft (sertraline) and going up to 150mg. Can i expect difficulty getting erections. What is the percentage of people that have this side effect.
Common: Some sexual dysfunction are mild and can be reduced by having sex before taking your medicine. Other symptoms may be significant enough to request change to antidepressants with less potential for sexual dysfunction like welbutrin or add drugs that aid erection like viagra (sildenafil). ...Read more
Does lisinopril cause increased passing of urine? My renal consultant advised I try stopping my 2.5mg dose for a short while to eliminate it as cause of upper body itch. Since doing this I noticed I sleep better. Not sure whether it is just that I'm sl
Was placed on Zoloft (sertraline) for anxiety. Is there anything that I need to be careful of/know while on it? It stopped my twitches is that normal?
Sertraline: Zoloft or sertraline is a medication used to treat many conditions such as anxiety. Common reactions include dry mouth, sexual dysfunction or constipation. Rarely, Zoloft may may cause increased symptoms of depression or suicidal thoughts. With that being said, most patients have no problems with zoloft. Cessation of your twitches is a good sign. ...Read more
This the 5th nite I have trouble sleeping. I can't seem to fall asleep, staying asleep is no problem. Could it be sporadic fatal insomnia?
I have trouble falling asleep on weekends but not on week days. Is that considered a sleep disorder?
Sleep phase problem: Are you going to bed earlier or later on weekend nights? Napping on weekends? If earlier, your internal clock is simply not ready for sleep. If later, you may be cycling into a more alert phase of your circadian rhythm. Naps during the day on weekends can delay sleep onset, especially long naps. ...Read more
Is it normal to have some difficulty speaking, low temperature and shivering while on Seroquel (quetiapine)?
All have been found: While these side effects have all been reported, none of them are considered normal. Some difficulty speaking is the most common, but low temperature and shivering are uncommon side-effects. You need to visit your doctor to discuss these symptoms. Some go away with time, and some don't. ...Read more
I'm on seroquel (quetiapine) and i find it harder to retain information when i study. Is this a normal side effect?
Seroquel (quetiapine) side effect: Yes Seroquel (quetiapine) can affect memory and concentration but it can also help it if it treats the underlying symptoms. Seroquel (quetiapine) is both sedating and anticholinergic, both can cause memory issues. Talk to your prescriber and consider lower dose or alternate medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it okay to sleep on your front? This is comfortable but I have heard it's bad and can misalign your neck.
Yes. Maybe. But...: Normal, healthy people can sleep in whatever positions they are most comfortable in. The problems arise when a person stays in one position too long. People need to change positions during the night, to avoid creating musculo-skeletal aches and pains. There's a summary of thoughts on this at... https://health.clevelandclinic.org/2016/06/back-side-stomach-sleep-position-best/ ...Read more
I am on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for hypersomnia and take it as soon as i wake up, but it is causing insomnia. Will it eventually stop causing insomnia?
Sleep study?: If you are taking this for day-time somnulance then you may need a change in dose, a change to the release form of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) or a different medication. However if you have not had a sleep study yet - that would be important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is it that if i'm sleeping on a car trip and the car stops, i get woken up? Is it due to the lack of inertia?
Excellent question: Sensory systems such as hearing or touch don't quit working during sleep. Instead, their input is selectively ignored so the brain can continue sleeping. If the signal is strong (someone shaking you or calling your name), the inhibition is overcome, and you wake up. The same is true for the vestibular system which senses motion. Sudden changes (both starting and stopping motion) can awaken. ...Read more
I take Adderall 10mg i'm doing good on it except i can't sleep geodon (ziprasidone) 60mg isn't working anymore what's a good sleep medicine that will work quickly?
Depends : From your information it looks as if you been diagnosed with more than just adhd and that the insomnia preceded the use of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). In general that low dose taken in the am does not usually cause sleep issues in an adult although it might aggravate existing issues. It is also contraindicated to be taking the additional meds you have listed at the same time. Need visit with provider. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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