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I don't know what sleep aid would be be best for me I'm on

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I don't know what sleep aid would be be best for me I'm on topamax and klonapin for epilepsy but have been seizure free for 8 months now since surgery
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

sleep is a complicated issue

there is no one sleep aid which is best for everyone

there are over the counter aids like Melatonin 1-3mg which can help

benadryl or diphenhydramine 25-50mg can make you drowsy

daily exercise can help you sleep better.

having good sleep habits can help you sleep better.

prescription Elavil or Trazodone can help some people sleep better

Ambien can help as well.