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   Posted 7/16/2007 12:13 PM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone tried any sleep medications?
How were you experiences?
I have an appointment with my PMD July 30.  Was thinking of asking for Lunesta.
Thanks for sharing,

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   Posted 7/16/2007 7:44 PM (GMT -6)   
i think ducky has some stories to tell but i cant rememebr what the med was she took? i am certain she will post sooner than later and i am guessing erin has some experience too! me i stay up lol . good luck mary yalinda

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   Posted 7/17/2007 7:01 AM (GMT -6)   
I have been on Ambien.. never tried Lunesta.. and the Ambien works.. put me to sleep within 30minutes of taking it.. BUT, I don't feel rested the next day.. I don't feel groggy, just not rested.. Hhmm...

I know Erin has taken some too, but they didn't do much for her at the time..

Good luck Mary! let us know what you decide!
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   Posted 7/17/2007 5:37 PM (GMT -6)   
I have taken it for a couple of months....... I take Lunesta 3mg............ seems to do it's job, I have not noticed any side efffects.

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   Posted 7/19/2007 1:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for you replies.

I have taken Ambien 10mg in the past after a work-related back injury. But Lunesta seems to be the only sleep med approved for long-term use. And supposedly no rebound insomnia - so I'll see what the PMD says.

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