Sleeping disorder, taking diphenhydramine - Online Doctor Chats
Doctor : HI
Doctor : Hello how can i help you?
User : i take around 350mg of diphenhydramine every night to sleep. are there any long term side effects i should know about?
Doctor : Do you have sleeping difficulties?
User : i know i should go to a md, but i dont have insurance for now, so this is my only alternative
User : yes
Doctor : I donot suggest you to take this tablet for inducing sleep
User : i cant fall asleep without it
Doctor : Instead try for something else like have evening walk, cycling, yoga, listen to music
User : i am a nurse, and i work 12 hours a day, so when i get home from work i need to get to sleep quickly
Doctor : Do you have any medical problems.
User : no
Doctor : How old are you, mention gender
User : 22 female
Doctor : What is your duty timingd
User : i go to the gym every other day
User : 7am-7pm
Doctor : I think the timings are ok
User : i buy a generic sleep aid, 25mg each. i started taking 4 a night, but now i am up to 12 just to fall alsleep
Doctor : Try to avoid these tablets, as this may cause dependence
Doctor : Involve in meditation, excercises, so that you can get sleep
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