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Do you need to combine anti-depressants and sedatives to combat insomnia well?

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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Some antidepressant

Has sedating effect also and can help u sleep.
Therefore, u physician will see what r u target symptoms and choose the suitable medication.

In brief: Some antidepressant

Has sedating effect also and can help u sleep.
Therefore, u physician will see what r u target symptoms and choose the suitable medication.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Antidep.

Not necessarily if antidepressant has sedative effect and used at bedtime, such as trazodone or remeron (mirtazapine).

In brief: Antidep.

Not necessarily if antidepressant has sedative effect and used at bedtime, such as trazodone or remeron (mirtazapine).
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

The insomnia may be causing the depression.
If so, correcting the insomnia should take care of the depression without taking antidepressants.

In brief: No

The insomnia may be causing the depression.
If so, correcting the insomnia should take care of the depression without taking antidepressants.
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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