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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Unisom oral.

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40 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
8/16/2014 5:54:37 PM

Reviewer: Try it, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Chronic sleep problems? I have discovered I only need one eighth of a doxylamine tab to stay asleep all night. Even less. Take less, much less of your tablet, relax, and you will sleep all night too. The much lower leaves no after effects at all the following day. Certainly no need to take a whole tab, or a half, even a quarter ! The much lower dose also helps an upset stomach at bedtime. Exper ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
6/16/2014 12:31:50 AM

Reviewer: winnie, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am retired and don't have to be alert in 8 hours. This med has quite a carry-over effect. I sleep a good 10 hours on a store copy of Unisom. (doxylamine) I use this only occasionally, but sometimes once a week. The day following I don't feel particularly energetic. And frequently feel sleepy when not active during the following day. Knowing this, I only use this after a few 3,4 hour nigh ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
2/28/2014 1:56:28 AM

Reviewer: T_0, 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've always had trouble falling asleep but in last few years, also started waking often at night. Bad combination. Initially took a whole pill and found myself to be groggy in a.m. Now use half or a third and sleep 7 hours. Sometimes slow waking up but not really groggy like with taking a whole pill. After my a.m. coffee, all is fine. Need to take 45-60 mins before you can expect to fall as ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
7/10/2013 3:53:42 PM

Reviewer: Sauceman, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
love it. Dose everything it's suppose to do. I take one, then go to sleep about 1/2 hour later, wake up about 7 hrs. later n feel great.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
5/2/2013 7:21:22 PM

Reviewer: taylorf38, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Has caused my blood presdsdure to go up

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