Ambien = Cancer?

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Rider Fan
Veteran Member

Date Joined May 2008
Total Posts : 1445
   Posted 11/10/2008 9:59 AM (GMT -7)   

I've been taking a half pill of zopiclone (a drug in Canada similar to Ambien) once or twice a week for a few years now with no problems.

Yesterday I came across an article suggesting that non-benzo sedatives cause cancer at prescribed doses.

What do you all think of this? Perhaps I should just swith to a regular benzo, since I only use it once or twice a week.

What benzo is best for sleep onset (ie. short half life)? I didn't have any dependence issues taking zopiclone once or twice a week. Should this be the same with a benzo, what is your experience?


Dx'ed in 1999. No surgeries.

Current meds: 25mg Methotrexate. Udo's Choice Probiotics (30 billion).

Betaine, digestive enzymes, Candicin (oil of oregano capsules), Beta Sitosterol.

Tried SCD, didn't work, now avoiding gluten and dairy.

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Sunday, November 19, 2017 3:05 AM (GMT -7)
There are a total of 2,895,298 posts in 317,781 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 157383 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Kellyyyy.
213 Guest(s), 2 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
hoosiercj, Steve n Dallas

About Us | Advertise | Donate
Newsletter | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer
Follow on Facebook Follow on Twitter Follow on Pinterest
©1996-2017 LLC  All Rights Reserved.