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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 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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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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Please explain what does taking 15 unisoms do?

Please explain what does taking 15 unisoms do?

If you are having: Thoughts about killing yourself with a unisom overdose, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...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 150 mg of unisom sleep gels lethal?

Is 150 mg of unisom sleep gels lethal?

?: Not sure why you would be asking this question. Would not recommend taking more than directed. Talk to your doctor about other options. If you are looking for a way to kill yourself, nothing is absolute and you do matter even if you don't think so right now. Please seek help. ...Read more

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How safe is unisom?

How safe is unisom?

Pretty safe: The elderly should avoid it. Next time you see your doctor always mention the medication otc you take just in case there is something particular about your situation. Ongoing rather than occasional sleep is something worth a conversation with your doctor about as well. ...Read more

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Can I take unisom before anethsia?

Can I take unisom before anethsia?

Ask: Typically this is not a problem before general anesthesia as long as it is 4-8 hours (depending on the time you are told not to have anything in your stomach). Make sure doctor know that you took it because it can cause issues wtih cry mouth and heart irregularities that may show up during your procedure so they would not want to over medicate you. ...Read more

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Is it alright to take two unisom pills?

Is it alright to take two unisom pills?

Sleeping pills: Unisom should not be taking more than recommended as it may cause CNS depression, which may impair physical and mental activities. Not to exceed 2 weeks of use. I would not recommend taking 2 tablets. Follow sleep hygiene protocols and avoid caffeine and nicotine. Please make an appointment for consult to provide more information. Thank you and I hope that was helpful. ...Read more

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What will happen if I take 3 unisom pills?

What will happen if I take 3 unisom pills?

Unisom side effect: You should not take more than the recommended dosage of any sedatives or any medication. You will have excessive sleepiness and may have a hangover effect the next morning. Also sleep medications may lead to sleep walking and sleep eating beside other side effects. ...Read more

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