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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Halcion Oral.

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Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
9/27/2008 9:43:38 AM

Reviewer: sleepless in ky, 45-54 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
there were times id go 4-6 nites with no sleep but this med is the only one that works Ive tryed all the others, it provides xcellent recoupritive sleep no hang over effectyou can count on this med

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
7/24/2008 9:28:01 PM

Reviewer: Milo, 45-54 Male 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:
Yet another benzodiazepine I've been prescribed, this time for insomnia. Very effective, though as usual I had to take a higher than usual dose (.5 to 1 mg.) No problems developing tolerance, feeling hungover, or withdrawing. Worked quickly and effectively.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
7/22/2008 6:40:51 PM

Reviewer: 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 have tied lots of sleeping medications and hacion has worked the best--by far--for me.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
7/8/2008 9:31:58 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been using this 30+ years and it works great with no side effects. Just do not take too much. I only need .25mg most of the time and sometimes only .125mg per night. By the way this drug is not intended for daytime use for any reason, it is intended for sleep only.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
6/14/2008 2:19:42 PM

Reviewer: Tracy, 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:
I'm a 40 year old female that has had chronic insomnia since age 14. Tried many other meds before this. After less than a week I've had fantastic sleep each night, even being able to fall back asleep after waking for the bathroom, dog walking over me, etc. I've had minor drowsiness in the morning (after6-8 hrs sleep), but definitely not as much as I've had when I'm struggling t ... Show Full Comment

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