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I got prescribed estazolam and haven't started to take it?

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Dr. R Sangal
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine

In brief: No

Firstly, Estazolam is not a good sleeping pill because it has a long half-life and stays in your body all day the next day.
Secondly, sleeping pills should not be taken nightly, they should only be taken here and there, now and then. They are addictive, and tolerance and withdrawal develop. There are other medicines (mostly off-label) that are not sleeping pills but can be used long-term for sleep.

In brief: No

Firstly, Estazolam is not a good sleeping pill because it has a long half-life and stays in your body all day the next day.
Secondly, sleeping pills should not be taken nightly, they should only be taken here and there, now and then. They are addictive, and tolerance and withdrawal develop. There are other medicines (mostly off-label) that are not sleeping pills but can be used long-term for sleep.
Dr. R Sangal
Dr. R Sangal
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