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Risks Of Ambien
I take adderal and Xanax together and then Ambien before bed. What are my health risk I am a 37 year old male
Is it safe to take 10 mg of Ambien, 10 mg of Cyclobenzaprine, along with 50 mg tramadol? What are the risks of taking all these meds together?
Ambien Tramadol: I understand your concern about risk of taking 3 medications. Ambien is a medication for insomnia Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant. Tramadol is a narcotic for pain relief All three combined are likely to cause confusion, memory loss, dizziness and tiredness See a Physician for diagnosis, complete diagnosis, effectiveness, side effects, dosage of these medications, pain management, and Therapy ...Read more
I have osa and am on cpap therapy, my pcp just prescribed me Ambien 5mg. Is it safe to take Ambien with osa ? If not what are the risks?
FATIGUE WITH OSA: Provigil iand nuvigil help with energy and fatigue Also adderal/Ritalin/Starttera. Start a gluten free diet WEIGHT LOSS IS CRITICAL .Wholeapproach.com gut loss.com. If CPAP or BIPAP is poorly tolerated seek ENT CONSULT for UPP/ vs Hyoid suspension. Limit use of sedatives/hypnotics like ambien/lunesta/rozerem. D/W your doctor all options if RLS is present neurontin/Topamax may help ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm prescribed 10mg Ambien to take every night, and been on it for 5+ months. I've built up a tolerance, is there a higher dose I can take?
No: Ambien 10 mg is the maximum dose. The problem with ALL the tranquilizer type sleep meds is you build a tolerance to them and they don't work after a while. This is why it's best not to take these every night. Taking them every 2-3 nights works better. Alternative meds that could help with sleep are Trazodone, Remeron, or Vistaril. These often are not addicting/do not cause tolerance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ambien?: Is sleeping medication, that should be taken on as needed basis only. However, u should be careful when u take it, until u see how it impact u. I have seen patient who claimed they found themselves clocking in the kitchen or driving their car without remembering. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: The studies would suggest not, but my experience with patients says yes. Ambien only treats difficulty falling asleep which can be due to many different problems. It doesn't treat the underlying cause, eg depression, anxiety, adhd, drug abuse etc. You need to treat the underlying cause otherwise Ambien will either not work or make the problem worse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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