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I am suffering from insomnia and have already taken lunesta

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I am suffering from insomnia and have already taken lunesta 3mg about 2 hours ago? Is it safe to try ambien?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.
I understand your concern.
Lunesta and Ambien are both hypnotics.
Taking both together will have a synergistic effect, that is, the effects of the two will add up.
This may cause increased drowsiness, far more drowsiness than is needed so that sleep may become too deep and waking up difficult.
It may cause prolonged sleep, drowsiness, dizziness, memory loss, etc.
Do not take both these medicines together unless you were prescribed by a doctor.
If your symptoms are persistent then consult your doctor again and opt for other medications.
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