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I just found out that I am pregnant yesterday- which would

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I just found out that I am pregnant yesterday- which would mean that I conceived about 2-3 weeks ago. I have been taking Clonazepam (the anti-anxiety medication) to sleep since last October. I didn't take it last night because of the risk for the pregnancy, but I did not sleep at all last night. Is there a safe alternative that I am able to take while pregnant?
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Hello, I am Dr Owen, I am a Board Certified Ob/Gyn Medical Doctor and I want to help you.

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Yes there are much safer alternatives.

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Also the clonazepam you have taken already will not affect the baby so you are fine

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So, here are some alternatives:

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1. Benadryl 25 to 50mg prior to bed

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2. Phergan 25 to 50mg prior to bed

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3. Unisom 25 to 50mg prior to bed

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4. Melatonin 1 to 5mg prior to bed

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And, Each of these are available over the counter

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I hope this helps

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Customer:

Thank you so much Dr. Owen. It is especially helpful to know that I didn't do any harm so far (fear about that is probably a part of what kept me awake).

Customer:

I will try the alternatives

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Thanks so much

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Will do.

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