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Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
2/22/2015 9:32:58 AM

Reviewer: Mrs. Snoopy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Ambien put me out like a light for 8 hours sharp. However, my doctor said it contributes to Alzheimer's, so I went from 10 mcg to 5 mcg to cold turkey at Christmas. Now I can't sleep without an OTC sleeping pill, and I have developed ringing in the ears (tinnitus). Anyone have side effects after withdrawal?

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
2/13/2015 8:55:59 AM

Reviewer: ArtistInPhx, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This med is crazy. Sleep walking is common. Bizarre dreams. I actually drove to the restaurant in the middle of the night-half asleep on this stuff. VERY dangerous.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
2/5/2015 2:46:50 AM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It s a good stuff

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
12/8/2014 3:52:58 PM

Reviewer: sundog, 65-74 Female 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:
I was prescribed this medication by a sleep specialist and took it almost every night for 2-3 years. I started feeling drowsy during the day, experienced slurring of words, impaired decision making, etc. So I cut back on my dose and the number of times I took it. In March this year, I had taken the medication the night before, was up all day and went out to dinner. I don't remember the rid ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
12/7/2014 6:57:33 PM

Reviewer: jinxietoo, 65-74 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:
I can now get my eight hours every night. Previously I would get--if I was lucky--three or four hours. And some nights, none at all. No side effects, just a peaceful night's rest!

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