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Oh boy, there are a whole HEAP of them, it really depends what part of sleep you struggle with... falling asleep? staying asleep? both??

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Things that I have been given for sleep over the years:Sonata, amitriptyline, klonopin, ativan, Seroquel, trazodone, Lunesta, Rozerun, Remeron, and Ambien.

Ambien CR works beautifully. Seroquel is not bad. As ktb69 suggested, some are indicated for one kind of sleep disturbance, some for another. That sort of thing you can look up.

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I used to take Lunesta for about 4 or 5 years and it worked very well for me as a sleep aid. It helped me get to sleep and I was able to sleep the full night.

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Ambien CR is the only one thats worked for me. I have trouble getting to sleep and staying that way. I've had almost no weird ness with this drug. Well once my wife tried to get intimate well after the stuff was working and she said I acted really weird for a few minutes then fell asleep again.

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Serepax would be my favourite sleeper. I think it's called Serax in America. The generic name is oxazepam.

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in my experience when ambien dies on me pdoc's usually want to prescribe Restoril (Temazepam), it's worth a try IMO

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Have been on quite a few for sleep, currently on Zopiclone but even that isn't helping at the moment. Ambiem or Temazepam worked well at the start though.

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