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What is the max dose of diphenhydramine for adults?

I took two 50mg capsules thinking they were 25mg each (that is I took 100mg instead of 50mg) and it was the only thing that put me into a nice 6 hour sleep which I have not had for weeks! If it is acceptable I will try to take this to finally get some good sleep!

Can I take neurontin and mirtazapine together?

I have been taking 30mg mirtazapine as a sleep aid and today I was prescribed neurontin 300mg. I was told to take the neurontin at night so I am wondering if I can take the two medications together

What is a good sleeping aid with low side effects?

I have Glaucoma and have been taking Diphenhydramine to help me sleep but it is drying my eyes too much. I am looking for a better sleep aid.

Why are doctors so reluctant to prescribe clonazepam?

I am 72 years old, have suffered from insomnia for years. My doctor has prescribed several sleep aids, but some don't work at all, and some have very adverse affects. Some sleep aids I've tried have an opposite, hyped up result. Could it be the insurance companies and not the doctors who... read more

Can I take a sleep aid while on lexapro?

Mirtazapine best dose for sleep aid?

Hi all. Wondering if anyone can help please? I have been a very good sleep all my life, probably sleeping too much, and often napping. Then a couple of years ago after a couple of traumatic events involving family members I suddenly stopped sleeping. No more naps, and could not initiate sleep. I... read more

Can hydroxyzine hcl be used as a sleep aid?

My doctor said that this is used to treat itching and anxiety. My rosacea got out of hand, caused me terrible itching. My doctor prescribed hydroxyzine hcl to combat the itching so that I can sleep. Is this a good sleep aid, for instance, when you start a new antidepressant that can cause insomnia,... read more

Is 350mg of diphenhydrome too much?

I am a 130lb 5'3 female (21) For the past 4 years I have had trouble sleeping so I take a nighttime sleep aid found at cvs with the active ingredient of diphenhydramine.. So I started out taking 2 but when it started to feel like it wasn't working I added one more.. So for the past year... read more

What is the maximum safe dosage of Benadryl/diphenhydramine as a sleep aid?

I was recently alarmed to find that my girlfriend has been taking what I consider to be an excessive dosage of diphenhydramine as a sleep aid. She has been averaging 30 25mg tablets a night (750mg). After doing some research online I came up with a number of answers for what is considered to be a... read more

What sleep aids may I take while on letrozole?

Is it ok to take Simply Sleep? Or Unisom?

Is hydroxyzine habit forming?

Was prescribed 50mg for anxiety and 100mg for sleep aid while waiting on buspar to take effect. Will I get hooked on hydroxyzine?

What to expect at a sleep study?

Hello!! It has been a journey trying loads of sleep aids with little-to-no benefits. So my psychiatrist recommended me back to my medical doctor to make an appointment to a sleep study. I just received my referral and appointment will be scheduled soon. I am very excited to find what’s... read more

Does Paxil strongly reduce REM sleep at 40mg?

I’m currently taking Paxil 40mg for MDD, SAD and GAD for at least a year now. I have been getting issues with my sleep ever since. I’ve taken lots of sleep aids with no help whatsoever. So I got a home sleep test and it came back positive for mild obstructive sleep apnea. Then my sleep... read more

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