Monthly Archive: March 2011

Mar 18

Sleeping Pill

Sleeping Pill Herbs and natural sleep aids Many people with insomnia choose herbal remedies for treatment, although their effectiveness has not been evaluated by the FDA. Some remedies, such as lemon balm or chamomile tea are generally harmless. However, others can have more serious side effects and can interfere with prescribed medications, which can be …

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Mar 13

Sleeping Pill

Sleeping Pill Guidelines for using sleep medications If you decide to try sleeping pills or sleep aids, keep in mind the following guidelines. Talk to your doctor about Other medications you are taking. This includes non prescription medications such as pain relievers and allergy medicines, as well as herbal supplements. Combining medications can be very …

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Mar 05

Sleeping Pill

Prescription sleeping pills and sleep medications There are several different types of prescription sleeping pills. These medications are classified as sedative hypnotics. In general, the medications act by working on receptors in the brain to slow down the nervous system. Some medications are used more for inducing sleep, while others are used for staying asleep. …

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Mar 04

Sleeping Pill

Over the counter, often referred to as OTC, sleep aids and sleeping pills The main ingredient of over the counter sleeping pills is an antihistamine. Antihistamines are generally taken for allergies, hay fever and common cold symptoms, in brand name medication such as Benadryl. However, histamine, a chemical messenger in the brain, promotes wakefulness, so …

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