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Trazodone Vs Ambien
What to do if i had 50 mg of trazodone two days ago and am still feeling the effects. How long does it take to wear off?
Will ambien work for me again after 14 month hiatus? Would like to switch back and forth from ambien and to trazodone to keep both men's working.
Restarting Ambien: If Ambien helped you in the past, it should be effective now. However, switching on/off Trazodone is not recommended. If Trazodone is helping you sleep, best take consistently to maintain therapeutic blood level. Med changes should not be made without talking to prescribing doctor first. Avoid alcohol while on these meds. All the best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Provider supervision: This combination could be reasonable if you are being closely managed by a health professional prescribing them to you. Treatment decisions are always benefits vs. risks. Ambien is recommended to be started at 5 mg but can be increased to 10 mg if needed and you are aware of the added risks (see the FDA's warning). I am not sure what other medications you may be taking. Alcohol is not recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I mix 5mg Ambien and 50mg trazodone? My Dr added the Ambien but didn't say how exactly to take the two together
Insomnia, Depression: I understand your distress of insomnia. It is likely that your Insomnia is due to Stress and Trazodone. Using Ambien with Trazodone may increase dizziness, difficulty concentrating, some impairment in thinking and judgment Stresses of relationship, s can cause Insomnia and Depression. See Psychiatrist for Therapy for depression, and follow up of Trazodone. Do Yoga, Breathing Relaxation, Meditation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had ambien, trazodone, and now lunesta. I took 2 mg of luniest but it's not working; can I take 5 mg of ambien?
I take trazodone1x50mg at night and low-dose Ambien taken as needed. Trazodone doesn't seem to get me to sleep; may i add half an ambien?
See below: Questions about changing medications or doses of current meds are best addressed to the doc who proscribed them. A more natural option might be the addition of melatonin before bedtime. Discuss with doc. Also important to ascertain cause(s) of insomnia—stress, caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, eating too much too late, noisy environment, bright lights. Establish sleep regimen. ...Read more