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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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Taking 50mg trazadone for sleep. Pulled a muscle exercising and would love to take 10mg cyclobenzaprine and 15mg meloxicam. Any issues?

Multiple medications: Trazodone is an anti-depressant and can be used for insomnia. Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxer. Both of these medications can cause drowsiness. Meloxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. You can take them together, just be aware that they all can cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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Have been off mobic (meloxicam) & melatonin b/c of upcoming surgery. Does one of these suppress REM sleep? I'm now dreaming alot & having more restorative sleep.

Have been off mobic (meloxicam) & melatonin b/c of upcoming surgery. Does one of these suppress REM sleep? I'm now dreaming alot & having more restorative sleep.

REM sleep: Neither of those medications is thought to suppress REM sleep. In fact, melatonin has been shown in human trials to increase REM sleep. See your sleep specialist for discussion. http://press.endocrine.org/doi/abs/10.1210/jc.2002-021057 , http://www.chronobiology.ch/wp-content/uploads/publications/Cajochen_AJP_97.pdf ...Read more

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1/2 soma, melatonin, mobic (meloxicam) & Mucinex taken at bedtime. Have sleep apnea controlled w/ cpap, fibro. Having dreams so vivid I confuse them w/ reality!?

1/2 soma, melatonin, mobic (meloxicam) & Mucinex taken at bedtime. Have sleep apnea controlled w/ cpap, fibro. Having dreams so vivid I confuse them w/ reality!?

Alcohol?: What you are describing happens when you wake up from rem sleep. Melatonin has nothing to do with it, it is not an fda approved medication, and I am not sure why you are taking it. None of the medications you listed is expected to cause vivid dreams. Alcohol, and certain sleeping pills could do that. Recovering from sleep deprivation (long work nights) can precipitate it. ...Read more

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What is mobic (meloxicam)?

Meloxicam: Meloxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It is usually used to treated painful conditions. ...Read more

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Is meloxicam 7.5mg addicting?

Is meloxicam 7.5mg addicting?

No: It is a nonsteroidal inflammatory drug and none of them are addicting. ...Read more

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How much acetaminephen in meloxicam?

None: Meloxicam is only Meloxicam (an nsaid)and contains not other ingredients. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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