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    Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
    3/4/2020 4:07:41 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Took for 3 days, on 4th day mid day I became instantly incoherent, loss of vision and having hallucinations. Just 10 mins after I was driving my son home from school. It was a near miss that I did not have this onset while driving at 4pm in the afternoon when I had not taken the medication at all that day. Wife had to call 911 and I was admitted for observation overnight at the hospital.

    Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
    2/1/2020 4:01:14 PM

    Reviewer: steve, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This drug had no lasting help for me, although I had no bad side effects. I had been getting a lot of relief from 15 to 30 meg of Mirtazapine. I couldn't take Mirtazapine for a while and my doctor recommended Belsomra. I was prescribed 20 mg. It worked great the first night, but each night it was less effective. By the end of 2-3 weeks it was no more effective than taking nothing. Some st ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
    1/23/2020 6:16:22 AM

    Reviewer: drjim, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Belsomra has worked for me for 1 or 2 nights, then not. The same is true of taking nothing. I had great expectations after paying the high price for the drug, but it just does not work. Seroquel, although it has its baggage, is far more effective.

    Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
    9/6/2019 10:06:46 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have suffered from insomnia for over 30 years. as a 43 year old male I have tried every medication possible around. Recently have been using cannabis to help fall asleep but was starting to use it too much and had fogginess the next day so I have been tapering off of this and xanax which I only take 3 times a week. I got 6 sample and only took 5 mg. It took a while to work for me probably becaus ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
    8/29/2019 4:37:55 PM

    Reviewer: rockinroller, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Effectiveness wears off after using Belsomra for more than 2-3 nights in a row. I am required to stop using this completely for at least 4-5 days, then go back on it. Same issue as Trazodone (my other sleep aid). Also, I feel groggy most mornings after taking this the night before. When it works, it's probably the most subtle and effective sleep aid I've used, but its effectiveness wea ... Show Full Comment

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