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It's been 24hours since i took a 1mg ativan. Can i still take an Ambien for sleep? I also take paxil, (paroxetine) toprol(svt) and Nexium

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Dr. Robert Olsen
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In brief: Yes.

A total duration in the body of less than 24 hours, and an , .
Effective anti-anxiety duration of 6-9 hours for most people. Ativan is excreted in the kidney. So if your kidneys are healthy then after the 24 hours, the Ativan will not provide additive effects to the ambien, nor is its metabolism effected by the paxil (paroxetine).

In brief: Yes.

A total duration in the body of less than 24 hours, and an , .
Effective anti-anxiety duration of 6-9 hours for most people. Ativan is excreted in the kidney. So if your kidneys are healthy then after the 24 hours, the Ativan will not provide additive effects to the ambien, nor is its metabolism effected by the paxil (paroxetine).
Dr. Robert Olsen
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In brief: Yes

Ativan is short-acting.
It's gone from your system in 8 hours or so. Both Ambien (zolpidem) and Ativan can cause tolerance and dependence if taken too regularly.

In brief: Yes

Ativan is short-acting.
It's gone from your system in 8 hours or so. Both Ambien (zolpidem) and Ativan can cause tolerance and dependence if taken too regularly.
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