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Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
7/18/2013 1:23:14 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After taking Ambian CR for several months, tried the 3 mg. Silenor. Still can't sleep and have the most vivid nightmares all night. Will go back to Ambian CR.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
5/8/2012 10:53:08 AM

Reviewer: PeekabooHope, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have lived with chrinic back pain for 20 years and then also with Fibro since 2007. Due to the pain I have trouble sleeping plus restless leg syndrome adds to this and it really makes things bad. I saw a brochure for Silenor one day in the doc's office and asked if I could try it since it talked about all my concerns (mainly the interrupted sleep intervals). Within the first nite I could ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
4/15/2012 1:57:33 PM

Reviewer: Ontherange, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I recently have had trouble sleeping but didn't want to get addicted to a drug. I wanted a drug that wouldn't just knock me out but would actually help me. After hearing horror stories about other drugs from friends and talking to my GP I decided to try Silenor. I love this drug. It worked great for me. I can take it when I need it and then stop with no side effects. I feel rested and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
4/14/2012 7:52:29 PM

Reviewer: vanessa28, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was given a sample of 6mg tablets in combination with Ativan and this medicine doesnt work at all. I have been waking up atleast 5-6 times.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
11/9/2011 11:07:16 AM

Reviewer: Mary C., 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I noticed that most reviewers are giving reviews after only a few days on a new medication. I started Silenor after wanting to get off Ambien because I was feeling on the verge of addiction with it. Lunesta did nothing, I gave it the entire month, but never worked. We tried Silenor and did experience some of the same wierd side effects for a few days or a week, but then it slowly but very surely s ... Show Full Comment

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