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

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84 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
8/4/2014 11:07:29 PM

Reviewer: Kim04, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Doesn't work if you truly are an insomniac. Nyquil is more effective and Nyquil only puts me to sleep SOMETIMES and leaves me drowsy all day the next day. Sonata was less effective than Nyquil- made me drowsy, but did nothing to help me sleep. I was up for hours after taking it, and once I got to sleep, I was up every hour following, got 4 hours of sleep, then could not sleep anymore. Ende ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
4/22/2014 2:56:28 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It works for only for 4 hours then i wake back up and don't fall sleep im awake trying to fall back sleep very ineffective.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
3/23/2014 9:13:17 PM

Reviewer: Harlequin, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
2/25/2014 10:21:33 AM

Reviewer: maynardjames76, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This drug is different from Ambien and Lunesta in that it doesn't make you feel sleepy quickly after taking your dose. It starts to work in about an hour, and if you eat before taking it can take longer to kick in. The biggest problem with this med for me is the dreams. They can be very crazy, scary, and seem to be very long. Sometimes I do have pretty bad, vivid nightmares. I also seemed to b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
11/7/2012 12:57:14 PM

Reviewer: C.J., 55-64 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:
Sonata has worked extremely well for me. I have had sleep problems periodically for my entire life. I usually fall asleep easily, but during stressful times, I tend to wake up at 3:00 a.m. without being able to fall back to sleep. Because Sonata works for just 4 hours, I can take it only on the nights that I need it. I take it at 3:00 a.m. I took Ambien for a long while, and didn't like ... Show Full Comment

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