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Is It Ok To Take Xanax With Sleep Aides
Alprazolam is a short acting benzodiazepine, it does not last long in the system . So when used regularly with multiple doses to treat anxiety, it is associated with inter-dose withdrawal, tolerance and a resulting increase level of baseline anxiety. So in anxiety clinics, we use it only in cases of " flight , dentist or other infrequent anxieties, ...Read more
Is it ok to take melatonin with xanax and zoloft. Take Zolof in the morning and not able to sleep. Take xsnax before?
Discuss with doctor: When did you start on Lexapro (escitalopram)? Was it just recently? What time do you take it? For some, Lexapro (escitalopram) is better tolerated when taken earlier in the day. Although it doesn't commonly cause insomnia, it can be a potential side effect. Other medications and medical conditions need to be considered. Practicing appropriate sleep hygiene is essential. Recommend discussing with doctor first. Best. ...Read more
Melatonin and Ativan: Ativan is used for Anxiety Melatonin is a hormone found naturally in the body. used for insomnia. Melatonin may cause sleepiness Taking melatonin along with Ativan may cause too much sleepiness. Let the Wise Person in you ask: •Reasons for taking Ativan and Melatonin See Psychiatrist for •Diagnosis •Side effects and cumulative effects •Therapy for stress, anxiety, insomnia •Breathing Relaxation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Melatonin safe?: Safe, if ok with your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Do you need to?: The first question I must ask is why do you feel you need both? Have you tried either one alone? Did your doctor advise the combination? You should let your doctor know your plans since melatonin could combine with OTHER drugs you could be taking that you didn't mention and that could be problematic. If you'd like to drop me a line and we can talk more: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more
Melatonin/Klonopin: Should be ok, as prescribedGet a more detailed answer ›
Depends: Zzzquil is an over the counter sleep aid. Diphenhydramine, aka benadryl, (diphenhydramine) is the primary active ingredient. It is not recommended if one has an allergy to any part of it. Side effects include dry mouth, urinary retention, dizziness, and blurred vision. There are other side effects. Care must be taken if one is taking prescribed medications. Always check with md before adding any new meds. ...Read more
Probably unnecessary: Both are benzodiazepines with a moderate (temazepam average 11 hours, Lorazepam average 15 hours) half life. Lorazepam is more potent, milligram for milligram, than temazepam. Combining the two would be like taking a larger dose, with consequently more main effects (sedation) and side effects. I don't think combining the two makes much sense. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Consult ent: You need to contact your ENT or primary care physician. ...Read more
Not dangerous: Its not dangerous per se, but its not a good idea to use it daily (or nightly). ...Read more
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