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Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
4/24/2009 7:15:41 AM

Reviewer: Gail, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
For the past 3 years I have suffered from chronic back problems, I have had 4 major back surguries and several different procedures all of which has left me with siciatic nerve damage and major scar tissue, so needless to say I am in pain 99.9 % of the time, I Have been given Ambien, Klonopin, Valuim, Zanax, and who know what else to help me get some sleep. I can sometimes IF I AM LUCKY get 3 hou ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
4/1/2009 5:37:09 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've had sleep problems for 14 years. Avoided prescrip. drugs for years then finally tried: diazepam, rhohypnol, Ambien CR, Lunesta, Trazodone, Elavil. Rhohypnol (aka the date drug) was marvelously and 100% effective but brought about some changes in thought patterns so I quit after a few months. I've been taking .25 mg of Halcion for 3 nights and still wake up in the night but less and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
1/15/2009 8:53:19 AM

Reviewer: Baronvon, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have chronic insomnia, due in part to a traumatic brain injury. My weapon of choice in the sleep war is Remeron. It poops out rather quickly, however. When my Dr. recd the Halcion,. I was excited at the prospect of 7 or 8 hours of sleep. My jets were cooled around 6 Am, when I woke up after a paltry 6 hrs. Better than nothing, but about the same I I would expect on Xanax. I am not a fan. I f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
1/4/2009 2:10:48 AM

Reviewer: the sandman, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
due to a cronic pain problem I've used Halcion for 20yrs. It gets me to sleep quickly. I still wake up several times but go back to sleep quickly. I'm addicted to halcion and don't care. I don't abuse the dosage, taking one at bedtime Everynight. I've tried the other sleep aids and always come back to halcion because it works for me and allows me to awaken clear headed.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
12/22/2008 1:45:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
It works better than anything else I have used but it is not great

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