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Sleeping disorder is also called insomnia. It is a problem with sleep. In such a situation, depending on the condition of the patient, the doctor can give sleep medicine, which is known as a tranquilizer, sleeping medicine, or sleeping aid. The common sleeping pills recommended by the doctor are Amazepam, Silenor, Rozerem, etc. Consuming these pills solves the problems related to sleep for some time, but long-term use of these pills can also cause problems like diarrhea, constipation, and muscle weakness.

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Today in this article you will know what are the benefits and side effects of sleeping pills -

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  1. Names and prices of sleeping pills
  2. Benefits of sleeping pills
  3. Side effects of sleeping pills
  4. Takeaway
Doctors for Sleeping Pills Benefits and Side Effects

There are different types of sleeping pills available in the market. Benzodiazepine and doxepin (Silenor) tablets are prominent in this. These pills are available from the medical store only on showing the doctor's prescription. Come, let us know in detail about these tablets -


These are effective sleeping pills, including temazepam (Restoril) and other pills. They are effective in curing problems related to sleep. Its use for a long time can lead to addiction and there is a possibility of memory being affected. In such a situation, do not take these medicines without the advice of the doctor. Medical stores also do not give this medicine without a doctor's prescription. A dose of 5 mg can range from Rs 19 to Rs 95.

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Some antidepressant medications, such as trazodone (Desyrel), can help treat insomnia. Anxiety can also be reduced to some extent by the use of this medicine.

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Doxepin (Silenor)

Doxepin is given to those people who have some kind of problem getting complete sleep. Silenor helps in inducing adequate sleep by blocking the histamine receptors. A strip of its 10 tablets is available for Rs 600 to Rs 2000.

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Ramelteon (Rozerem)

Ramelteon works differently than the others. It works to balance the cycle of sleep and wakefulness. It can be used for a longer duration on the advice of a doctor.

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Belsomra drug

Another sleeping pill is Belsomra. The chances of getting addicted to this medicine are also less. A strip of 10 tablets of Belsomra Drug 20 mg costs around Rs.500.

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Sleeping pills are given to treat sleep problems like insomnia, and waking up during the night. The benefits of taking sleeping pills are explained below in detail -

Sleep aid

Researches show that people who take sleeping pills fall asleep faster about 8 to 20 minutes earlier than people without medication.

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Reduce stress

Usually, these pills are taken only for a short time on the advice of the doctor. Due to the use of this medicine, along with improving sleep, stress also reduces.

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Relax the body

Some people take this medicine to help them sleep as well as to relax the body. By taking this medicine, sleep is complete, as well as the tiredness of the body also reduces.

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Some types of problems also occur due to the use of medicines to remove the problem of insomnia, which are mentioned below. If any of these problems occur, a doctor should be contacted immediately. Come, let's know about these problems -

Sleeping pills can also have some serious side effects, which are mentioned below -

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Sleeping pills are given for sleep-related problems, to reduce stress, and to relax the body. Doctors prescribe the dosage of sleeping pills based on different problems, but long-term use of sleeping pills can cause constipation, sleepwalking, and memory loss.

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