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Halcion

Halcion



USES: This medication is used to treat insomnia (sleeping disorders).

 
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OverviewPhotosHow To UseSide EffectsPrecautionsMissed DoseDrug Interactions
Halcion

Uses
This medication is used to treat insomnia (sleeping disorders).
Notes
  • You may experience sleeping difficulties the first one or two nights after stopping this medication.
  • Be aware of this effect.
  • If the problem continues, contact your doctor.
  • Elderly persons are usually more sensitive to the effects of this medication.
  • Use cautiously.

Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.


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Halcion (triazolam) 0.25 mg
Halcion (triazolam) 0.25 mg
Halcion 5 mg
Halcion 5 mg
HALCION 0.125MG TABLETS
HALCION 0.125MG TABLETS

How To Use
  • Take this medication 15 to 30 minutes before bedtime as directed.
  • Take this with food or milk if stomach upset occurs.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking this medication without first consulting your doctor if you have been taking this for some time.
  • It may be necessary to gradually decrease the dose.
  • Take this exactly as prescribed.
  • Do not increase the dose or take this for longer than prescribed.
  • Tolerance may develop with long-term or excessive use making it less effective.

Side Effects
  • Stomach upset, blurred vision, headache, dizziness, depression, impaired coordination, trembling, nightmares, weakness, memory loss, hangover effect (grogginess) or clouded thinking may occur.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor promptly.
  • Report promptly any mental confusion or seizures.
  • Very unlikely but report promptly any rapid heartbeat, yellowing eyes or skin or fever.
  • In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek medical attention immediately.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness or trouble breathing.
  • To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly.
  • Also limit your intake of alcoholic beverages which will aggravate these effects.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor if you have any pre-existing kidney disease, liver disease, a history of drug dependence, depression, breathing problems, apnea, seizures or if you have any allergies.
  • This medication must not be used during pregnancy.
  • If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, inform your doctor immediately.
  • It is not known if this drug is excreted into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before you breast-feed.

Missed Dose
  • Take your dose at or near bedtime.
  • If you miss a dose, do not take it if it is near the time for your next dose.
  • Instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including any medication for depression or seizures, narcotic pain relievers or sedatives.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for Halcion
Overall:3 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: M
Age: 60
Location: italy
Time Taken: 40 days weeks

Reason: because i started not to sleep after my pension on 1st jan 2011 Date: 6 February 2011
Side Effects
Anxiety, I woul like to stop after taking 40 pils in total of 0,125mg each before goiing to sleep. I tried to reduce but I do not have the force to try. At the beninnig I tried to stop twice w/o success (initial doctor prescription was for a use of only 5 days and then when necessary but... now i need perhaps from a psycological point of view

Additional Thoughts
Can you provide me some direct experience how to get rid of halcion?. On the web I found that a reduction of halcion was managed with a significant simultaneous ingestion of metaonin 3 and 5 mg. A personal reply to my e-mail address is kindly requested. Please help me

Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 84
Location: nj
Time Taken: 6 years

Reason: insomnia Date: 6 October 2010
Side Effects
Hallucinations--my mother took this poison for years. She suffered severe hallucinations but she didn't realize it. It's ridiculous for a patient to evealuate this themselves because their brains become too numb to realize its effect.

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