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Can Rozerem be taken for insomnia?

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Posted on Wed, 30 Sep 2015
Question: I have off & on again insomnia--I can get to sleep but wake up after 4 hours, then can't get back to sleep for 3 hours. I've taken Ambien in the past but it caused memory problem. What do u think about Rozerem? I am a 65 yr old, healthy, active woman.
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Answered by Dr. Shubham Mehta (53 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
ramelteon for insomnia.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Welcome here.

Rozerem contains Ramelteon.
It is used to induce sleep.

It is a safe drug and good for insomnia.
8mg is to be taken at bedtime 30minutes before sleeping.

Kindly discuss this with your doctor and then take the drug.

Hope this helps.
Thanks.
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Can Rozerem be taken for insomnia?

Brief Answer: ramelteon for insomnia. Detailed Answer: Hello Welcome here. Rozerem contains Ramelteon. It is used to induce sleep. It is a safe drug and good for insomnia. 8mg is to be taken at bedtime 30minutes before sleeping. Kindly discuss this with your doctor and then take the drug. Hope this helps. Thanks.