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Doctor prescribed restoril for sleep & it doesn’t make me sleepy at all.

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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Multiple new

medications such as Belsomra.
Ambien and even use of antihistamines ( Benadryl ) along with a daily routine of exercise and healthy diet. No media or TV for 45 minutes before bedtime and consult prescribing physician for further evaluation including a sleep study.

In brief: Multiple new

medications such as Belsomra.
Ambien and even use of antihistamines ( Benadryl ) along with a daily routine of exercise and healthy diet. No media or TV for 45 minutes before bedtime and consult prescribing physician for further evaluation including a sleep study.
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Restoril for sleep

Some meds: herbals melatonin, valarian(helps anxiety too), or medications like Ambien Lunesta, trazadone (anxiety too).
Sometimes the underlying etiology is depression/ anxiety so meds like citalopram, Paxil , hydroxyzine reduce depression/ anxiety, and allow sleep to occur.Rarely Seroquel used for major depression in low dose 25 mg before bed can promote sleep. f/u /w /doc

In brief: Restoril for sleep

Some meds: herbals melatonin, valarian(helps anxiety too), or medications like Ambien Lunesta, trazadone (anxiety too).
Sometimes the underlying etiology is depression/ anxiety so meds like citalopram, Paxil , hydroxyzine reduce depression/ anxiety, and allow sleep to occur.Rarely Seroquel used for major depression in low dose 25 mg before bed can promote sleep. f/u /w /doc
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