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Is Somnapure Safe
Pretty safe: The elderly should avoid it. Next time you see your doctor always mention the medication otc you take just in case there is something particular about your situation. Ongoing rather than occasional sleep is something worth a conversation with your doctor about as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can't say for sure: Looking at the ingradients [on their website]...It seems so. However, the review did raise serious doubts [for me]about its efficacy; first...>try good balanced diet/exercise-walking/wt. Control/ and meditation/vitamins ...And may be good old herbal suppliments ..You would be better off not to mention, there are good rx medications, your md could prescribe. ...Read more
An old drug: Tegretol has been on the market for many years. It was one of the first antiseizure medications and is still prescribed pretty frequently. It is not without a slight risk for problems, however. Your doctor checks blood counts looking for signs of anemia or bone marrow problems, liver function tests to make sure the liver isn't affected, and a tegretol level to see how much is in your system. ...Read more
For most, yes: If prescribed and followed by a doctor, trazodone can be very safe. It's often used to help with sleep these days, rather than using it for its antidepressant features alone. It can cause dry mouth, dizziness, and nausea -- also in men, it can cause priapism at higher doses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO - it is dangerous: "The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is using all available tools at its disposal to ensure that dietary supplements containing a stimulant called dimethylamylamine (DMAA) are no longer distributed and available for sale to consumers in the marketplace." REF: https://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm347270.htm Don't use it if you value your health. ...Read more
Promethazine: 25mg every 6 hours would be my maximum dosage. This may make you drowsy however. Be careful taking other medications at the same time. ...Read more
Nuvigil: is used for excessive daytime somnolence in adults who have Narcolepsy, OSA and shift work sleep disorder. There is addiction potential and other medical risks for those with heart, kidney or liver conditions. Nuvigil can precipitate Manic episodes in people with Bipolar Disease and it also lowers the seizure threshold. One can become allergic to this medication. It can cause liver problems. ...Read more
The use of asprin in pregnancy has to be under clear indication in first and second trimester and you should stay below 100mg/day and for shortest duration.
Avoid the use of aspirin in third trimester as it may cause premature closure of the ductus arteriosus.
You need to discus the use of aspirin with your doctor. ...Read more
Is Somnapure safe for a 72 year old male? He does take blood pressure medication (controlled) and I believe he has had previous prostate issues.
Is it safe to take somnapure while pregnant? I use it but I am trying to get pregnant. I just want to know if I can continue to take it once pregnant.
I am 63 and have glaucoma. I use Xalatan generic drops latanoprost. Is it safe to use somnapure as a nightly sleepaid?
Sleep aid: Overall, there are many ingredients in Somnapure that have been studied clinically, and which have been found to be effective in addressing various aspects of sleep health. These ingredients include L-Theanine, Lemon Balm, Melatonin, Valerian, Chamomile, Hops & Passion Flower. These natural ingredients in Somnapure may aid you with falling and staying asleep but allergic rxns are possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not sure: The main ingredients, melatonin, valerian root, chamomile, lemon balm, hops are not associated with constipation. However if you notice a reaction in yourself using this, then it may be so for you. Supplements by definition are not tested the same for safety, efficacy and side effects as prescription or OTC drugs. If you get benefit from the somnapure, try adding fiber or a stool softener to help. ...Read more
I just received my free trial of somnapure pm. when i opened the bottle there was a very strong odor of what appears to be yeast? is that normal?
Somnapure: This supplement has hops as one of its ingredients. This is the stabilizing agent in beer. Perhaps that is what you are smelling when you open the bottle. However, if you are concerned about the safety, it is always safe to not take this product (which has not been tested to FDA specifications for safety or efficacy). ...Read more
My wife took one somnapure tablet and is itching severely. Benedryl and a shower had no effect on stopping the itching. What can we do next?
Go to the ER: They will be able to give you other medication to take care of her symptoms. ...Read more
Unlikely : The herbal ingredients in somnapure are all geared towards helping you relax and sleep better. Each ingredient on its own and combined in this product should not elevate your blood pressure. However if you are mixing it with some other prescription medication that might cause an interaction that could raise your blood pressure. Check with your doctor or pharmacist for possible interactions ...Read more
I have a great deal of trouble sleeping - I read about somnapure and I would like to know what are the ingredients - are they habit forming and are th?
Try something else: Somnapure is a mixture of melatonin and herbal products that has never been tested in a controlled setting to see if it's better than a placebo. Worse, it's classified as a food supplement and is unregulated meaning you could have significant variability in the product from bottle to bottle or even capsule to capsule. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer