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sleeping problems

I've been taking harvoni + ribavirin for 2 weeks from now and 3-4 days ago when i was going to sleep i just woke up with fear or anxiety, i don't know how to say that feeling. after that day i always get the same feeling 1-2 minutes before sleep. its like fear of losing sense of reality. i suppose it is ribavirin side effect, anyone had similar problem with sleep ?
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7469840 tn?1409845836
Yes Ribavirin can cause sleep problems and anxiety,  irritability issues (Riba Rage). I took a half dose of Benadryl every night to sleep. Check with your doctor of course, but it really helped me. You can do a search of this site for Ribavirin and sleep issues. The Benadryl can help with skin issues that can also be a side effect of Riba.
Thank u i will talk to doctor about that!
317787 tn?1473358451
Great idea Sandi.
You could also speak to your doctor about this side effect you are experiencing.
Try taking some magnesium before bed, it relazes our muscles.
Or and Epsom Salt bath, before bed, can also help.
You just sit in a tub for 20 to 30 minutes.
Good luck!
Thanks Dee, I will try salt bath tomorrow. Hope it helps
i sent you a private message
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