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ProSom Medication - Uses & Side Effects

ProSom, a sleeping pill, is used to treats for the short-term treatment of insomnia. Insomnia may involve difficulty falling asleep, frequent awakenings during the night, or too-early morning awakening.

ProSom Dosage

  • For adults, the usual starting dose is 1 milligram at bedtime
  • There is no information on the safety and effectiveness of ProSom in people under age 18.

Uses of ProSom

  • It is used to treats for the short-term treatment of insomnia.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of ProSom

Before taken ProSom medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking ProSom. Side effects may include:

  • Abnormal coordination
  • Constipation
  • Decreased movement or activity
  • General feeling of illness
  • Hangover
  • Leg and foot pain
  • Memory problems
  • Nausea
  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness

Warnings and precautions before taking ProSom:

  • If you have liver or kidney damage or breathing problems, then you should tell your doctor and you should use this medication with special caution.
  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking ProSom with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining ProSom with the following:

  • Antiseizure drugs such as Dilantin, Tegretol, and Depakene
  • Major tranquilizers such as Haldol and Mellaril
  • Barbiturates such as phenobarbital
  • MAO inhibitors such as the antidepressants Nardil and Parnate
  • Narcotics such as Percodan and Tylox
  • Tranquilizers such as Valium and Xanax

After taken ProSom if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a ProSom overdose include:

  • Confusion
  • Depressed breathing
  • Lack of coordination
  • Slurred speech

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