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I've been taking 20mg Ambien for years; my insurance now won't pay for 2 10mg tablets. What are equivalent dosages of Triazolam, Sonota, and Restoril?

I've been taking 20mg Ambien for years; my insurance now won't pay for 2 10mg tablets. What are equivalent dosages of Triazolam, Sonota, and Restoril?

Each : Medication is different so I would talk to your doctor and try the new medicine to see which one works best for you. So it will be trial of each. Adjusting the dose as needed ...Read more

Dr. Rodney Markin
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Triazolam (Definition)

Triazolam is a short-acting benzodiazepine which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug ...Read more


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I have taken a dose of diflucan 2 nights ago, is it safe to use .25 of triazolam now? Thanks!

I have taken a dose of diflucan 2 nights ago, is it safe to use .25 of triazolam now? Thanks!

Of course: Diflucan will increase the level or effect of triazolam by altering drug metabolism, but the plasma half-life of fluconazole is approximately 30 hours. ...Read more

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What exactly is triazolam?

Dentistry Use: Triazolam is used routinely by many dentist for oral conscious sedation. The medication is very safe when used appropriately. One of the best "side-effect" i've noticed with my patients is they have amnesia so they don't remember the procedure. I posit the patients don't mind this too much. Make sure you ask your dentist if you have questions about medications and why they are using them. ...Read more

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What does the drug triazolam do?

What does the drug triazolam do?

Few uses: Triazolam is usually used for short-term treatment of acute insomnia including jet lag. It is an ideal benzodiazepine for this use, because its fast onset of action and short half-life allows its user to avoid morning drowsiness, also sometimes used as an adjuvant in medical procedures requiring anesthesia, or to reduce anxiety during brief events like MRI scans. ...Read more

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What is triazolam used for?

What is  triazolam used for?

Insomnia.: Triazolam is indicated for the short term treatment of insomnia. Because some patients can have amnesia for the time shortly after they take the medication, it is not as frequently used as it once was. ...Read more

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What is the drug triazolam use for?

What is the drug triazolam use for?

Insomnia: Triazolam (brand name halcion) is fda approved for the short term treatment of insomnia (difficulties falling asleep). It is in the class of medications known as benzodiazepines which are used for the treatment of anxiety and insomnia. ...Read more

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What are the effects of triazolam?

What are the effects of triazolam?

Triazolam: Triazolam (halcion) is an old short-acting hypnotic used for insomnia, can cause sedation, dizziness, lightheadedness, incoordination, sometimes confusion/memory impairment/mood changes/visual disturbances, rarely diarrhea/dry mouth/nightmares/congestion/buzzing in ears & change in taste. I would not recommend it due to high potential for hangover effect & tolerance & dependence/withdrawal. ...Read more

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Can triazolam cause abnormal thoughts, dreams?

Yes it could do: A lot of things but for a short peroid of time. ...Read more

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What is the effective triazolam withdrawal?

What is the effective triazolam withdrawal?

Triazolam: Coming off of Halcion is not very difficult. You can lower the nightly dose to 1/2 every third night for 1 week, then every 2nd. And 3rd. Night for another week, then 1/2 dose nightly for few weeks, and from then on you can skip few nights a week while taking melatonin 3-4 mg. Every night, and gradually remain on melatonin for another week before tapering. ...Read more

Dr. Brett Noorda
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Halcion (Definition)

Halcion is a short-acting benzodiazepine which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug ...Read more