have been having trouble sleeping for several now. It now really impacts my life?First a tried tyelonl pm and benadrly. my doctors put me on traxaodne with no effects, then clonopin, and now ambien. I am ashammed to admit that I have tried in combos with out results. I now take ambien with clonopine each night and it is almost 11 and I am wide awake, if I do fall asleep i an up in less than four hous. Is there something esle i could try. I do not take drugs except for this poblem and I need sleep so that I can be productive during the day. Please advice...
Ask your doctor about Ativan ( lorazepam)
Ativan is a high potency benzodiazepine drug which has all five intrinsic benzodiazepine effects: anxiolytic, amnesic, sedative/hypnotic, anticonvulsant and muscle relaxant. Lorazepam is used for the short-term treatment of anxiety, insomnia, acute seizures including status epilepticus and sedation of hospitalised patients, as well as sedation of aggressive patients.
maso4169 is right about Ativan. I liked it better than both Ambien and Klonopin. Klonopin actually made me stay awake. Ambien made me extremely dizzy(more than I already am). :) The interactions checker stated that Ambien efficacy is reduced and(or)delayed if taken with or 20 minutes after eating. So it is more potent taken on an empty stomach.
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