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I, m taking tranzadone for insomnia due to femara (letrozole). Any opinion?
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Ok
Trazadone can be use for insomnia , no interaction with femara (letrozole).

In brief: Ok
Trazadone can be use for insomnia , no interaction with femara (letrozole).
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Agree w Dr. Irizarry
In addition to trazodone, insure that you are using excellent sleep hygiene.
Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea >.

In brief: Agree w Dr. Irizarry
In addition to trazodone, insure that you are using excellent sleep hygiene.
Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea >.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent. There are also many other medications besides trazodone that can be used for insomnia.
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