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Old 01-29-2011, 08:35 AM   #1
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Surrey, B.C., Canada
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Gayle58new HB User
Amitriptyline/Zopiclone Withdrawal - GABA/5HTP

I took amatriptilyn and zopiclone for sleep problems for about a year. I didn't like the side effects although it made me sleep like a log. I have totally weened myself off both over the past couple of months and for the last couple of days I have not taken any prescription drugs. I now feel like I am awake all night and have weird dreams. I have heard that it may take from 15 days to a month for the prescription drugs to leave my system - and until then my sleep will not be good - but should get better with time once the drugs are out of my system. I am not going back on these drugs but bought GABA and 5HTP. Will it do me any good to take GABA and 5HTP while I am withdrawing from the prescription drugs. They are expensive and I don't want to waste money if they will not help over the next few weeks.

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