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I was on temaApam years. Dr changed me to ambien. days I

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I was on temaApam for many years. Dr changed me to ambien. For 7 days I have felt terrible.can I return to temazapam safely
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 12 months ago.

Hello

Neither

drug is safe long term.

Your doctors can easily switch you back.

There is no reason not to if one works better.

However, they should find out what the underlying problem is, for example, with a sleep study.

Ambien is more for falling asleep.

Termazapam is more for staying asleep.

They should consider this as well.

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Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Will side effects sto when returning to temazapam
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
What is the answer
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 12 months ago.

That is most likely since they started on ambien.

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