It makes me drowsy.
Hi, if you have been prescribed the medication in 2 doses per day, you really should take it morning & night. This way you shouldn't feel so drowsy the next day. Taking a large dose will take longer to wear off than taking a smaller dose at regular intervals. Are you wanting to take both doses at night because you can't sleep? You can get a long acting injectable version which releases the medication steadily throughout the day & night, which may be more suitable?
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