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I have been takin zopiclone 7.5 mg for 5 years I seem to now…

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Hi I have been takin zopiclone 7.5 mg for 5 years I seem to now have deveioped a tolerance for it and 10 mg. seems to work. Is that recommended to take without problems? Thank you for your help.

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Im not allergic to anything. The only medications I take are zopiclone 7.5 and clonazepan 10 mg every other night,

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 8 months ago
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Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 8 months ago

Tolerance definitely develops for zopliclone

10 mg is still appropriate to use if it works for you and there should be no problems with that

Please let me know if you need any more information

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Is there another sleeping pill I could try that might work better since im developing a tolerance to Zopiclone?
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 8 months ago

There are a couple of alternatives--

Ambien

Lunesta

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I heard those were pretty strong and i dont think they even give ambien in Canada I live inCanada
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Are there any others besides these?
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 8 months ago

Yes--

Restoril

Halcion

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Which out of those 4 do you think would be the best to take with the least side effects but still works effectively?
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 8 months ago

I'd go with the Lunesta

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