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Can I take 2 unisom pills at night? 1 doesn't seem strong enough, it takes way to long to fall asleep.

Can I take 2 unisom pills at night? 1 doesn't seem strong enough, it takes way to long to fall asleep.

Find cause: Insomnia can occur for many reasons. Unisom is an antihistamine that won't solve your problem. Practice good sleep hygiene. See: https://sleepfoundation. Org/ask-the-expert/sleep-hygiene. If problem persists, see your pcp for further help. Best wishes. Read more

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What happens if you have tried unisom quickmelts also known as sleepmelts have you had any side effects from it?

What happens if you have tried unisom quickmelts also known as sleepmelts have you had any side effects from it?

Sedation: It contains 25 mg of diphenhydramine. This is also known as benadryl. It should make you sedated and help you sleep. It can occasionally have a hangover effect in the morning. If that happens certainly do not drive or operate machinery until it wears off. Best wishes. Read more

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Side effects of unisom sleep gels?

Side effects of unisom sleep gels?

Paradoxical effects: Can occur, that is, restlessness and difficulty falling and staying asleep. I believe the active substance is Diphenhydramine which isn't a long term solution. I recommend that if you have a long term persistent sleep disorder, that you get seen and assessed by a specialist instead of otc medications etc. Read more

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What would be the effects of taking 30 unisom sleeping pills?

What would be the effects of taking 30 unisom sleeping pills?

OVERDOSING: It is an antihistamine used for sleep by some people and promoted for that. But taking 30 pills is very dangerous and you hould be aware it can cause
seizureshallucinations, fatal rhabdomyolysis and acute renal failure and death. Read more

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What do I do? I've taken benadryl, (diphenhydramine) unisom, & pamprin? Is there serious side effects?

What do I do? I've taken benadryl, (diphenhydramine) unisom, & pamprin? Is there serious side effects?

How much???: How much of these did you take? Were you trying to overdose? Since you've given no information about amounts, you need to go to the emergency room now. Call 911 if you need to -- do not drive yourself. All 3 could be sedating, but the pamprin contains acetominophen which can be toxic to your liver if enough if consumed. Please get help now. Read more

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Is it safe to take two unisom pills?

Probably: If you have taken a single unisom pill before and are now not getting effective results than using two of them should be acceptable for you Read more

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Can you take unisom with chocolate drink?

Absolutely: The miniscule amount of caffeine and theobromine in a chocolate drink is not going to counteract the effect of unisom. However, after taking unisom, you may find yourself craving sweets and chocolate even more. Read more

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Can I take two unisom and a melatonin together?

Can I take two unisom and a melatonin together?

Generally yes: The better question is why? Unisom contains mainly a sedating antihistamine in otc doses. This medication while it makes you sleepy with one, can often make people groggy or excessively tired with more than one. Melatonin may be helpful to add but not if experiencing tolerance to unisom. Read more

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Can you take Unisom (pill) with Natural Calm (drink)?

Can you take Unisom (pill) with Natural Calm (drink)?

Sleep aids: Unisom is an anti-histamine and Natural Calm has magnesium. It is doubtful that taking the 2 together will give you a problem. It just isn't the best choice. One can be "over-medicated" whether with prescription medications or over-the-counter medications, natural or otherwise. But why do you need them? First cut back or stop caffeine. Try and exercise. Have a glass of warm milk. Read more

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Accidentally took two unisom sleep tablets - dangerous?

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Accidentally took two unisom sleep tablets - dangerous?

Unisom: Isolated incident & u slept well & were alert the next morning?, then u should be ok. Read more

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Will I get hallucinations if I takes a certain amount of unisom?

Will I get hallucinations if I takes a certain amount of unisom?

Unisom: Hallucinations while taking Unisom are a rare side effect of the medication, but should lead to immediate contact with a doctor for further evaluation. Read more

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Hi, if take unisom to sleep and get thru 2 bottles of 30 pills in about ten days is there a problem?

Hi, if take unisom to sleep and get thru 2 bottles of 30 pills in about ten days is there a problem?

Yes!: This is a MUCH higher dose than is recommended and could be dangerous for your body to process. You will also likely develop a tolerance at the very least and find it takes more and more to have any effect. See your PCP to discuss other sleep meds, avoid alcohol and caffeine too late in the day, limit "screen time" before bed, make sure your bedroom is cool, dark, and quiet. Read more

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What to do if I had 4 tbsp of wal sleep z around 5 in the am and about 30 minutes ago what to do if I had unisom pills what affect will this have on me?

What to do if I had 4 tbsp of wal sleep z around 5 in the am and about 30 minutes ago what to do if I had unisom pills what affect will this have on me?

Late use of sleep rx: Ideally try to avoid use of sleeping medication other than to initially get to sleep and be sure to practice good sleep hygiene.

To answer the question, yes the sleeping pills are likely to make you groggy and need to sleep it off for several hours. Do not attempt to drive or operate machinery for several hours. Read more

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Is Ambien (zolpidem) the same as unisom?

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Is Ambien (zolpidem) the same as unisom?

Ambien (zolpidem): Nope. Unisom is over the counter sleep aid. Ambien (zolpidem) is sleep medicine by prescription. Read more

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Could I take an Ambien (zolpidem) with a unisom?

Could I take an Ambien (zolpidem) with a unisom?

Insomnia: Doxylamine (ingredient in unisom) is an antihistamine. The combination could result in excessive sedation. I would guess you are asking because the Ambien (zolpidem) alone is not fully effective? Please let your physician know of your concerns and they can advise you on the appropriate course of action to improve your sleep. Read more

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Is it dangerous to combine melatonin and unisom?

Melatonin/Unisom: Not advised, due to excess sedation. Using one or the other at adjusted dose as prescribed, would be better option. Read more

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Is it safe to take a unisom for insomnia?

Is it safe to take a unisom for insomnia?

Yes, but...: Over the counter products can help with ocassional insomnia. But, most people will develope a tolerance to them quickly, and they will not work as effectively or not at all. If sleep is probematic, I woulod suggest having your primary provider refer you to a sleep medicine specialist. Read more

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Could you take unisom with seroquel (quetiapine)?

Could you take unisom with seroquel (quetiapine)?

Generally safe: These medications are generally safe if your doctor/prescriber is aware and advising you. There certainly could be a combined sedating effect that could cause oversleeping or excessive groggy feeling. Do not add additional sleep medication without your doctor knowing. Read more

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If Benadryl (diphenhydramine) has same ingredient as unisom why the diff. Names.?

If Benadryl (diphenhydramine) has same ingredient as unisom why the diff. Names.?

Trade names are diff: Medicines by different manufacturers have different names, even if the active ingredient is the same. Bendaryl's active ingredient is diphenhydramine. Read more