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

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36 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
7/8/2015 5:27:59 PM

Reviewer: SFC A, 35-44 Male 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:
This med has a short halflife in the system, so it does not give the feeling of "moving around in a haze" the next morning, albeit taking Xanax or valium along with does contribute to that haze or drowsy feeling if taken in high doses in conjunction with zaleplon/sonata. The only negative side effects I have encountered is when attempting to go to sleep it seems like I am starting to hav ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
2/22/2015 4:08:39 PM

Reviewer: Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
2/22/2015 12:32:48 PM

Reviewer: navilenn65, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Scary stuff Heed the warnings - e.g., avoid alcohol and taking more than prescribed dosage Has led to bizarre dreams, sleepwalking and potentially fatal bike race accident when the dosage belatedly became effective Not worth the risk Instead try exercise, hot milk and a good book

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
10/16/2014 6:23:21 AM

Reviewer: XCalburLdy, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I take 10mg at night an hour before bed along with 10mg of Valium. It is the only combo that I have had success with and if I don't take it I cannot sleep at all. I have tried Ambien and Trazadone in the past and they stopped working. Also tired Serequel but had an adverse reaction as it woke me up instead of making me sleep. I am very happy with it and have no drowsy side effects in the morni ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
9/24/2014 11:04:33 PM

Reviewer: Pink60, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
To fall asleep QUICKLY - must take 10 mg 2 hrs. BEFORE planned sleep time. ALSO, MUST TAKE - TRAZODOL 100 MG - HALF HOUR BEFORE PLANNED SLEEP. I sleep 8 hrs - BUT - feel UNBALANCED next day - not happy about that.

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