My Dr. has me on Ambien 20mg (I know, high dosage) (we have plans to get me off of it starting next month). It works well enough - I'm out within 15 minutes, and it gives me about 5 hours of sleep + 2 hours of dozing in and out - all in all not very satisfactory, but that is another story.
My question - I have some Melatonin Plus (3mg melatonin, 25mg L-theanine). Is it safe to take this with the ambien, or is that a dangerous combination?
One problem is you should not be taking both medications. Melatonin alone should reset your cicardian rhythym alone, if that is the problem. I would not take it in combination with anything else. It is a powerful hormone and signaling substance.
Ambien is addictive and the mechanism of action is unclear.
My gut answer is "not a hot idea". You might want to contact the manufacturer of Ambien for their opinion.
You should try sunlight exposure. The protocols are on the net.
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