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zyprexa and sleep troubles. And PRN dosing?

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I've had sleep troubles while on zyprexa, is that because it isn't indicated for people with concomitant insomnia??  I wouldn't sleep on it, or i would sleep for like 10-12 hours.  

Because of that and because my current regimen isn't working as much is there any way to take it PRN low dose if i talk to the doctor about it?  Because I can take it like once or twice and it doesn't affect my sleep.

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15 minutes ago, Blart752 said:

I've had sleep troubles while on zyprexa, is that because it isn't indicated for people with concomitant insomnia??  I wouldn't sleep on it, or i would sleep for like 10-12 hours.  

Because of that and because my current regimen isn't working as much is there any way to take it PRN low dose if i talk to the doctor about it?  Because I can take it like once or twice and it doesn't affect my sleep.

Some people do take a second smaller dose for sleep or to calm down for bedtime, but What dose are you on? Zyprexa can knock most people out with even one a day dosing 

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I did take 10 mg for like 4 years at night.  But the negative effects were very bad.  I wasn't looking to add on to my zyprexa but just use it as a PRN.  I am taking seroquel xr right now.  

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