User Reviews for Tylenol PM
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Reviews for Tylenol PM to treat Insomnia
"I will never take this again. Woke with such a dry mouth I could barely swallow, and a need to use my inhaler. This is NOT a usual thing for me. Reading today, I see that anyone with asthma etc should not use this. I would echo that. I did sleep but still feel unwell and glad I only took TWO."
Auntj (taken for less than 1 month) January 5, 2017
2 users found this comment helpful.
"The Tylenol PM worked .... TOO GOOD! After 20 minutes I would have a great night's sleep. I have been taking it for years .... then my son told me the new reports about this causing dementia. I stopped immediately. The side effects after I stopped have been pretty severe. I never dreamt that there would be withdrawals from this until I googled it but I have most of the symptoms (except for the shakes and nightmares).... dizzy, light headedness, nausea, unable to sleep. After all I thought, since I talked to my doctor over and over about them (and he said no problem) and they were over the counter, I was good. WRONG! Bad stuff. Tell everyone you know to stop them."
agapeins April 28, 2016
15 users found this comment helpful.
"Mom took it for years and it caused her to have dementia!! Do not take it long term!!!!!"
Jayrret April 20, 2016
8 users found this comment helpful.
"Amazing made me sleep the whole night while I had insomnia. I give it a 2 thumbs up"
Pony princess 224 (taken for less than 1 month) April 12, 2015
26 users found this comment helpful.
"Works great for me."
allyoop13 July 12, 2013
17 users found this comment helpful.
"I've been taking this med - or just the Benadryl, which is the sleep inducing part of Tylenol PM - for several years now, as needed. It definitely helps me to fall asleep more easily when I might otherwise lay awake for an hour or two. I did notice that it seems to loose its effectiveness somewhat if I use it too frequently. I've had no noticeable side effects."
Winnny January 26, 2013
46 users found this comment helpful.
"When I take this medication I sleep through the night with no pain but wake up restless and feeling anxious and nervous all day. Also I get heart palpitations and difficult breathing. You have to be careful with this over the counter medication."
Anonymous October 24, 2012
45 users found this comment helpful.
"This medicine works well for me as a sleep agent and also reduces the itching from mosquito bites. However, I have to be careful when I take it because it seems to last for a couple of days. The "withdrawal" from it the next day includes increased pain."
dogsgrandma (taken for 1 to 6 months) July 26, 2012
19 users found this comment helpful.
"I really like this pill besides the fact that I sleep all day. I take the pill every few days at about 12, when I'm not tired and 15 minutes later I become drowsy. About 30 minutes after that, I'm asleep. but I tend to sleep really late. I don't hear my alarms and I can't get myself out of bed. If you do take this I would consider taking it earlier than you normally would. Other then that this pill is the best I have found and works great just like it says."
Anonymous March 15, 2012
27 users found this comment helpful.
"The last several times I have taken this I have become itchy and restless all night."
Anonymous January 15, 2012
22 users found this comment helpful.
"I've taken other prescription sleep medications in the past but they do tend to make your drowsy and have all sorts of side effects. I suffer from rheumatoid arthritis and the pain stops me from sleeping. I now take this at bedtime with a small dose prescribed codeine. Between the painkillers and the "sleep" effect of the Tylenol, I truly can't believe how well I am sleeping! Just be aware that this can really make you fall asleep fast so do be ready for bed. I've spoken to four other people who have various pain problems and they all love this medication too."
BritTex September 29, 2008
69 users found this comment helpful.
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