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Is ambien pills working for sleepless night or not and how much it effect on us .i am suffring from insomnia since two to three months ago. I am looking for a good suggestion and  in what proportion this medicine should be taken. .so pls help me out

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You really need to discuss with your PD doctor.  Often insomnia can be addressed by adding PD medication at night.  I have been struggling with the same issue and recently started Trazadone 50mg at bedtime.  It is working but it has only been about a week so I'm not ready to proclaim success yet.  Ambien was also mentioned as a possible solution but my doctor wanted to try Trazadone first.  Good luck!  Gardener

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I had terrible insomnia for really a couple of years, but maybe 4 or 5 months ago I started taking Trazadone. I've been taking it nightly, and it works very well almost all of the time. Some of the time my mind is buzzing too much for the Trazadone to work well, but it is the best if you ask me. Many decades ago I took Ambien when I had trouble sleeping, and I didn't like it at all. Hope this helps.

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Bill,

Glad to see you're a convert now. I know you had doubts - resistance is futile :).

Dave

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On 6/14/2017 at 4:47 AM, shaquiradavis said:

Is ambien pills working for sleepless night or not and how much it effect on us .i am suffring from insomnia since two to three months ago. I am looking for a good suggestion and  in what proportion this medicine should be taken. .so pls help me out

Ambien was pretty useless for me.  Works for a little while, until you build tolerance.  I dont think its intended to be used for chronic insomnia associated with Parkinson's. 

100mg of Trazadone worked pretty well for the first 5 years or so of my disease, not so much anymore.  I take 2mg of Klonipin now for sleep issues.  It works for me,  but can be addicting and dangerous for alot of people and interacts poorly with alcohol and pain meds. 

 

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