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Also, prior to starting Lunesta, you should inform your doctor of any problems with alcohol or drug dependency because, like other sleep medications, Lunesta does carry a risk for dependency. Combining any medication or herbal supplements can have dangerous consequences, so be sure to l your doctor about all the products that you are taking. While either of these medications may be appropriate, do not attempt to combine Lunesta with melatonin without first consulting with your doctor.
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Turn off tv. No, that would be a: Massive dose. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Read more. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading. Retire & rise same time each day. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No naps. Use excellent sleep hygiene.
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I'm trying to ween myself off Lunesta and Melatonin doesn't work by Thats too much Melatonin and probably why its not helping you sleep.
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is it ok to mix both?. I'm trying to ween myself off Lunesta and Melatonin doesn't work by itself for me yet to help fall asleep and don't want to quit Lunesta abruptly.
Thats too much Melatonin and probably why its not helping you sleep, try 1-3mgs with some Valarian root.
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That much does help me sleep. Just not sure of mixing it with l mg Lunesta. 1-3mg doesn't seem to work for me. Someone told me I could go up to 10 mg.
A little background on Melatonin is that it is not regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration like Lunestra , so the dosage you are.
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The best solution is take one item or the other and to be truly safe stick with drugs administered by your doctor and monitored by the U.S. A little background on Melatonin is that it is not regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration like Lunestra, so the dosage you are receiving may not be effective in dealing with insomnia. Although there are no known side effects to combining these 2 medications, it is recommended that you do not combine any medication without consulting your physician. This is recommended for any medication regimen. FDA. Nor do you know if you are really taking pure Melatonin or something that has been altered.
I will say, I slept worse adding the melatonin to the Lunesta I was already taking. I'm not a doctor, nor do I play one on t.v., but I was just told by the NP in my doctors office that I can and should take both since I'm a lousy sleeper(and sleep studies for apnea were negative).
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Melatonin & Lunesta (Eszopiclone) Classification: Lunesta: Pyrrolopyrizine hypnotic. How they work: Lunesta: is a sedative, also called a.
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