It was was only working for 4 hours so the doctor gave me Trazadone to help me get more sleep.It helps but sometimes I wake up at 3:45 and can't go back to sleep.I'm on Viibryd and I only take 5 mg a day.Could it be the Viibryd?Thanks
Hello mograce1. I have taken both. Restoril and Trazodone. Trazodone is perscribed off label to help as a sleep aid. Its first and formost an antidepressant. I doubt that the Viibryd is the cause of your waking. Restoril is a benzodiazepine created just for sleep. Dalmane is another. I doubt Trazodone is going to give you any serious relief as its much weaker than the Restoril. I currently use Mirtazapine (Remeron) off label for my insomnia. Regards, pledge
As the previous reply stated..Restoril/temazepam is a benzodiazepine for sleep..I feel it is a good choice..if not used every night Halcion has a very short half life and is a miserable drug..memory loss...
Dalmane is useful but has a long half life and leaves you groogy in the morning Restoril is between these two..I took it twice a week when working 2 12 hour overnight shifts on weekends..and it worked well for me
I personally like trazodone..50mg at night for sleep..but it can leave you groogy the next day..and have noted many people at this site had unfavorable outcomes with it
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