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What can replace Ambien (zolpidem) to help mw sleep?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ambien (zolpidem)

Safe replacement is to try low dose melatonin while using Ambien (zolpidem) on as needed basis until discontinued.
Also, sleep hygiene techniques help.

In brief: Ambien (zolpidem)

Safe replacement is to try low dose melatonin while using Ambien (zolpidem) on as needed basis until discontinued.
Also, sleep hygiene techniques help.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Warren Kriedman
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cause of insomnia

Many people find that they sleep better once they understand the cause of their sleep problem sleeping pills are useful for an acute situation but should not be taken regularly trazodone.
At bedtime may be a better solution that chronic use of sleeping pills.

In brief: Cause of insomnia

Many people find that they sleep better once they understand the cause of their sleep problem sleeping pills are useful for an acute situation but should not be taken regularly trazodone.
At bedtime may be a better solution that chronic use of sleeping pills.
Dr. Warren Kriedman
Dr. Warren Kriedman
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Trazodone is not an effective sedative at night according to the 2 studies that have looked at it for that reason. Rozerem would be a safer alternative.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Ramelteon

Rozerem (ramelteon) is a prescription sleep aid that works through the melatonin system and is a safe and effective sleep aid.

In brief: Ramelteon

Rozerem (ramelteon) is a prescription sleep aid that works through the melatonin system and is a safe and effective sleep aid.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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