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... Hello all, I have been on Lunesta for about 8 months now. The doctor upped my dosage from 2mg to 3 mg last month when I told him I was no longer getting to sleep with the med. ... (10 replies)
... I have had some success with both Lunesta and Ambien. However, for me, it takes a lot longer to start working than it is supposed to. I take either one 90 minutes before I go to bed. ... (3 replies)
... If you like Ambien, try taking 1/2 doses every other night. It works every night too, but losses itís effectiveness for me if I take it too often. 2 pills a week is all I take. Never tried Lunesta, but am thinking of switching. (10 replies)

... Hi, you should take the ambien right before you go to bed....and the 10 mg is not alot. For most people it knocks them out and will give a good nights sleep. ... (10 replies)
... I just got prescribed Ambien from my sleep MD. Found a host of ailments this past summer. ... (10 replies)
... Ambien works best for me. The regular works better than the CR. I take 1/2 of a 10mg tab at bedtime and 1/2 tab if I wake up in the middle of the night. No side effects. (10 replies)
... I am now on the Ambien CR 12.5, however, I have tried the Ambien CR 6.25 as well. As far as the Ambien CR 12. ... (10 replies)
... I took Lunesta for a year, did not seem to help much. ... (10 replies)
... I went from ambian to lunesta and was dissapointed. ... (10 replies)
... I suspect Lunesta would be as short acting as Ambian. ... (10 replies)
... I used Lunesta, which I thought was okay. Rozerem didn't work at all, and now I take Ambien, but not the CR. The Ambien is great, knocks me right out, and actually helped regulate my sleeping patterns so I could sleep without any meds. ... (10 replies)
Lunesta vs. ambien
Apr 30, 2005
... I have taken both Ambien and Lunesta. Lunesta at the 3 mg dosage will only keep me asleep for two to four hours. ... (3 replies)
Lunesta vs. ambien
Apr 28, 2005
... ambien just gave me a goofy type of buzz, and i stayed awake. I have taken Lunesta several days. ... (3 replies)
Lunesta vs. ambien
Apr 27, 2005
... i have been on ambien for quite sometime, and it works okay, but the longer im on it, the less it works. ... (3 replies)
... Kasey, Ambian CR works like normal Ambian for me, 4.5 hours to be asleep. Maybe it's some anxiety as well. I've been taking it a second time in the night, not sure how safe it is? Told my nurse I was just going to do it short-term. I have a couple of other samples of other things, i was going to try one tonight. SOmeting like Roserium or something. I'm also wondering if... (10 replies)
Restoril VS Ambien
Oct 17, 2006
... restoril. Restoril worked ok for me, but the ambien would allow me to sleep longer than 3 or 4 hours. I have tried many things to combat my sleep problems including cpap etc. nothing works well for me. ... (7 replies)
Restoril VS Ambien
Oct 16, 2006
... I take Lunesta. For 1 year, 10 months. doesn't work as well as it used to but better than nothing. I also take terazosin to keep me from urinating too frequently. One reason I was waking up at nite. My problem is staying asleep. I wake up after 3 hours and then It takes me several hours to fall back asleep. My brain doesn't stop. Doctors have no explanation. I need help. (7 replies)
... I was able to switch off ambien too lunesta which allowed me to break my ambien addiction. It was the only way I could sleep and once I finished a month of lunesta, I was fine to sleep without medicine. ... (4 replies)
Ambien VS Lunesta
Feb 14, 2010
... I've been taking Ambien for years, and it still works most of the time. The problem with stopping any sleep med is the psychological dependence. ... (1 replies)
Ambien VS Lunesta
Feb 12, 2010
... I've been taking Ambien for a little over 3 weeks and it's been amazing. ... (1 replies)




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