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  1. My Story- Again:Anyone Heard of MRN?
    ... Zanaflex, Zoloft, Neurontin( since a month ago)and Ambien CR. My surgeon is affiliated with a well-known Clinic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Vicodin Zanaflex Zoloft

  2. Almost 6wks post op L4-S1 fusion w/hardware now having burning in leg and foot
    ... this is going to last, the only way I sleep is with ambien . Just started PT and I am sore but still burning....

  3. 3-week Post Lami L4-5 fusion chilled feeling after resting
    ... irritation then from my back itself. I'd suggest Ambien instead of Lunesta, perhaps that will work better ... Personally, when I was having some sleep problems years ago Ambien didn't work that well for me. I'd wake up in the...
    ... tightening straps with Velcro on the end. I tried Ambien and it had a worse effect on me than Lunesta. Neither...
    ... DVD player. Yes, I understand what you mean about Ambien . As you can see, it didn't keep me asleep all night...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin lunesta Tylenol

  4. Educate me on the usual next steps - I'm sick of back pain
    ... Sleep is very important. I take a sleeping pill, ambien , every night, and have been for years. You may not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Mobic

  5. Lyrica after Spinal Fusion Level One L5 S1
    ... pain now. Sleeping is the hardest part. I was given Ambien to sleep and if I take that I do much better. I probably...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  6. Myelogram Headache
    ... leaking out. I can't sleep tonight (after taking Ambien CR about 2 1/2 hours ago) so I am going to have a...

  7. I am overwhelmed.
    ... . The man just doesn't say anything....like a few ambien would do me in???? I guess, I will survive for another...

  8. Got my surgery date..
    ... drs...you would think they would let me have a few ambien ...just so I can be rested. Nope...they don't like...
    ... normal. I can't believe your doctor won't give you any ambien . I would think that they would want you to be well ... succinate. I got some before I was given a script for ambien , and I at least got a couple of extra hours with that...

  9. Pain increasing..
    ... make me feel so much better. I try not to take Ambien often; I do it maybe 1-2 times a month. But when you ... more pain for me for sure. Can your GP prescribe you Ambien in case you need? I hope next day will bring you...
    ... you hurt more... I was wondering if I could take ambien ...but maybe a couple hrs. after I take my pain meds...
    ... t like opiate meds...I'll have a hard time getting ambien prescribed...really. I had to change PM Drs. in Jan...

  10. Hospital tomorrow am terrified!!
    ... ask your Dr. first but they might instead give you Ambien or something for sleep..I'm not much of a druggie...

  11. My experience with: YESS SED, Selective Endoscopic Diskectomy with Dr. Anthony Yeung
    ... nights. Also, it's probably because I stopped taking my Ambien /tylenol cocktail and am no longer sleeping like a ... find out I was dreaming about the burglars. NO MORE AMBIEN !!!!!! This resembles Ambien-style sleep walking too...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cipro Tylenol

  12. Update: IDET and Nucleoplasty
    ... Also, it's probably because I stopped taking my Ambien /tylenol cocktail and am no longer sleeping like a ... find out I was dreaming about the burglars. NO MORE AMBIEN !!!!!! This resembles Ambien-style sleep walking too...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cipro Tylenol

  13. Lyrica Side Effect Question
    ... couple mo. and has gotten some relief. He also takes Ambien cr at night. Last night he wet to bed and had no idea...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  14. walked for 28 minutes !!!!
    ... sleep , I'm in a lot of pain tonight - just took an ambien though ! I am so frustrated with my pain meds Emily...

  15. Lumbar Microdiscectomy and Miserable????
    ... to a 1/2 pill a day for 5 days,thank god!!! Also on ambien a sleeping pill temporarily... Went and seen my surgeon...
    ... to a 1/2 pill a day for 5 days,thank god!!! Also on ambien a sleeping pill temporarily... Went and seen my surgeon...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Wellbutrin

  16. hello to all i'm back.
    ... my room with the paper work , there was scripts for ambien , klonopen{spelling} , and percocet.. I new something...
    ... me , but I am in a lot of pain still.. I'm also on ambien for sleep and klonopen and skelaxten for spasms.....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet dilaudid

  17. Problems sitting two weeks after L3-L4 PLIF....
    ... pain meds.....every 5-6 hours...and do take 1/2 an Ambien to sleep which they said was ok.... This board...

  18. Deeannek........donor bone
    ... and stress because I don't sleep. I have script for ambien cr and sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't...

  19. hello everyone
    ... Thank so much for your reply...I too need to take Ambien almost every night..I feel it's better than too many...

  20. Dietdrpepper
    ... Diet, I know that Ambien can be addictive, but I don't care at this point....

  21. Pamelor/Nortriptyline........................Cym balta??
    ... only other med. I took...to help me sleep was the ambien ...it worked for me....but I can't take it with the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  22. Back pain and Caffeine
    ... in some ways worse than the back pain. I can take Ambien to sleep, but I am a recovering alcoholic, so depending...

  23. Is anybody has sleepless night right now? I do - let's talk
    ... PM. Today i saw my cardiologist and he prescribe Ambien CR to me, I was so happy to be able to sleep through...
    ... people sleeping and you are up all night. Watch the ambien it might have the opposite affect on you and keep...
    ... pains to ? I know its horrible . I was once taken ambien to sleep , but all it does is makes you groggy and...
    ... your are right: I probably got adverse reaction on Ambien - is this normal? Well, nothing is normal about me...
    ... Moldova, I too have tried the ambien CR and it would put me to sleep but only for 3 hours...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  24. So upset ...
    ... am and I am again not sleeping. I took my new meds Ambien CR and was so happy to go to sleep and have at least...

  25. IM 25 and have lumbar sponoloyis and degenertive disc deisease
    ... yours). I am currently on pain meds and have to take Ambien to sleep. Have you gotten a 2nd opinion? Many...

  26. artificial disk
    ... bed at all either because of the pain. I now take ambien cr which works wonderful. It is time release so that...
    ... Thanks for the advice. I already take ambien and 2 vicodin before I go to bed. I have been taking ... somewhat, but makes me drowsy during the day. I tried ambien CR, but it left me feeling hung over in the morning...
    ... Andrea I have been taking ambien cr for about 6 months now and it's like clock work ... HATED THAT FEELING !! But on a regular schedule the ambien cr has never given me any problems not even in the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  27. I'm going out of my mind with the pain...
    ... work ok as long as i still take some morphine. Iam on ambien to sleep and it helps me to at least get about 4 to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine

  28. Shawley
    ... let you know what the doc says on Wednesday. I take Ambien CR so I can sleep which works most of the time. Do...

  29. Donna1959
    ... it will get better, but its the same thing. I took ambien one night but woke up and couldnt get up at all. no...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Soma

  30. My Jennifers fusions
    ... months and am not even taking tylenol now.....just an ambien now and then to help sleep. Everyone's recovery is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  31. Back from PM Dr. appt.
    ... never did give me anything for sleep. I have some ambien 5 mg....but I don't know if I can take them with the...
    ... sleep meds out there. I would really don't like the ambien and lunesta stuff. It makes me feel really wierd...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone Soma lunesta

  32. Spondylolisthesis
    ... weeks post op and haveen't been on anything except ambien at night to sleep....not even tylenol. I started PT...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  33. I am Tired and Don't know where to turn
    ... 1-2) .25mg of Xanx for anxiety. I even have 10mg Ambien to help when I can't sleep. I purchased new king...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor Mobic Percocet

  34. had the radiofrequency done yesterday...
    ... and told me that sleep is important and prescribed ambien which really did not help. So on a bad night I took...

  35. Bad night
    ... yes it did work I might have to get some. Heck the ambien the Dr gave me did no good. The insurance didn't...

  36. Degeneration
    ... relaxers and my best friend which is my sleeping pill, ambien . I can't have a bed touch my body at all so without...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  37. sciatia and sleep!
    ... sleeping. I was lucky enough to have a GP who gave me Ambien . 10 mgs knocked me out cold. If I was in pain I coudn ... I could face my day. Third......best benefit of Ambien ?? Couldn't hear my husband snoring!! LOL. He had to ... it down and he was able to not wear it!! Last-yes Ambien is addicting. There is a new one out that is not supposed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab lunesta

  38. Discogram on 5/8/07
    ... and he hates taking oxycotin, percocets flexerail, ambien , pain patches, tinge belt...all...everyday just to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  39. What a Night
    ... ll have you in my prayers today.. do you take any ambien , or lunesta?? that's sometimes the only way i sleep...
    ... Sleeping has been a huge problem for me even with ambien cr I am still up and down all night . To bad this...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lunesta

  40. Yvette
    ... 60mgs kadian 100mgs elavil 50 mgs topamax 400mgs ambien 10 mgs to sleep works wonderful my husband snores...
    ... for a couple day's now and it's hard to sleep. My ambien doesn't put me to sleep anymore. My legs and feet...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil Percocet Topamax lyrica

  41. epidurals thursday
    ... work. Iam on fentynal 75mcg/h right now for pain and ambien to sleep. the wc doctor told me all i needed was a...

  42. getting quality sleep
    ... up every night for 3-4 hours a night he prescribed ambien . I have to say it might have helped a little but...
    ... morning i am sooo sore. so, anyway we were put on ambien cr. works GREAT!! i havent slept so well in about...
    ... The CR I think is the difference I was only on ambien . I have heard that ambiencr works better. At least...
    ... haven't slept so good in a long, long time. I tried ambien before, but with no results. Has anyone had any problems...
    ... Hi Rose. It's Pam. Saw your post on Ambien . Did you hear about my diagnosis? I have to schedule...
    ... hope that you can get some rest soon. I have tried ambien previously (a few yrs. ago) and it worked pretty good...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lunesta Xanax

  43. Back Pain And Or Dependancy
    ... mgs topamax 50 mgs elavil 100 mgs kadian 10 mgs ambien 10-20 mgs percocet depending on pain factor The...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil Percocet Topamax

  44. medicines for a fusion
    ... I was sent home with Darvocet and ambien . Was off all rx's after a few weeks, no Rx's since...

  45. Functional Capacity Exam Question-After back surgery
    ... his legs, but he also has lots of PAIN. He is on ambien cr, flexaril, percocets, and oxycontin, plus the ladocane...
    ... could be fixed...oxycontin, percoets, flexerell, & ambien cr...is not he way to live if you can do something...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin Percocet

  46. Another restless night
    ... doctor was great about giving me 5 mg (a small dose) of Ambien the first month to help me sleep. He said your body ... get as much nightly sleep as possible. Between the Ambien and the Neurontin I went out like a light for 6-8...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Tylenol

  47. Step backward...Sleepless night
    ... I try to avoid those at bedtime. My pm perscribed ambien for me and it works great!! but if you don't want...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet benadryl

  48. No Sleep
    ... baby at least so far. I know several people take ambien (??) on the board. I do not take anything. I pray...
    ... usually works, but didn't last night.. I've tried ambien before, but don't know if it will mix with my oxycodone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil Oxycodone

  49. How is Porter-Haven't heard from him
    ... terrible even with my insurance. My Dr wanted me to take ambien as I do not sleep well and skelestan(sp) but these ... drugs and cost like $50 I of course did not get the ambien and told the Dr about the muscle relaxer and he put...

  50. Ok I am in panic mode
    ... I know exactly how you feel! If I had not had ambien , I would not have slept two weeks before my surgery...

  51. ughhhh bad night again!!!!
    ... used to waking up at a certain time. Time to get the ambien filled I have had a busy week and have to drive...
    ... are feeling better today!!! And I would fill that ambien to if it helps you sleep!!!...

  52. Stress increase pain
    ... exhusted last night as sleep is always hard. Dr. gave me ambien but insurance does not like that drug and it is expensive...

  53. Dr. Appt Feb 13th. but pain is
    ... hours hours also flexerial and I have a script for ambien which is expensive with my insurance so I have not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  54. The nights are so hard
    ... I used to have trouble sleeping, and am an Ambien to help. After a few months, that starts losing its...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium Skelaxin

  55. Microdiscectomy L4 L5 Nov 22 06
    ... As result of not sleeping my doctor prescribed me Ambien . Let me tell you, don't ever take it if you can avoid...
    ... Hi Hansen, Thanks for the warning about taking Ambien . I am sorry that you had such a bad reaction to the...

  56. 1 Month Post Op PLIF L4-S1 Dr. Visit
    ... intensifying the nerve damage pain. Dr. gave script for Ambien 10 mg for sleep--which did not help----pain in leg...
    ... sleep medication. There are a bunch of them. If the Ambien isn't working for you, maybe another one will. I...
    ... , Robaxen 750 mgs. every 6 hours(muscle relaxer), Ambien 10mg(sleeping pill),Methylpred 4 mg(Medpro pack)(used...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab Medrol Percocet Vicodin

  57. Spinal Fusion Surgery and Laminectomy
    ... am taking Percocet 10/325 Ativan and Zanaflex and ambien when I can't sleep.:) [url]http://www.healthboards...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan Percocet Zanaflex

  58. Hello My Fusion Buddies --latest Dr Visit
    ... but still nights are really hard for me. I am on Ambien but my orthopedic has told me he won't renew my script...

  59. MRI question
    ... sooooooooo good. Try to get enough sleep, ask for ambien if you need to, it does make a difference if you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium

  60. Back from surgery, now just hurting
    ... who strengthens you!!! Oh yeah-my doc also gave me ambien to get thru the first week or two of trying to sleep...

  61. Scared about tomorrows appointment
    ... very generous with the pain meds Loratab and gave me ambien to sleep (which did not work). I am afraid he will...

  62. how much meds should I be taking
    ... I take neurontin for my leg pain, Ambien cr to help me sleep, Tens Unit, Percs. 5mg as break...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Oxycontin

  63. New thread about back pain/Cymbalta
    ... taking the neurontin 2400mg at night and I do take Ambien to help me sleep but I was taking those before surgery...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Hydrocodone Neurontin Prednisone Cymbalta

  64. Nerve pain
    ... Neurontin for nerve pain and absolutly can't sleep without Ambien . Blessings, Michelle...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  65. Sleeping on a Chair since surgery 1997
    ... Here's one more vote for Ambien . Just like the other poster, I was waking up all...

  66. Severe leg cramps post surgery
    ... but just plain muscle ache. Any suggestions? I take ambien every night just to knock me out enought to sleep...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen aleve

  67. Leg pain after back surgery
    ... nights where nothing seems to help except taking an Ambien to fall asleep and relax my whole body. My doctor...

  68. how long for pain meds (3 weeks post op)
    ... for my nerve pain and I take a muscle relaxer and ambien to help me sleep and relieve some of the pain. ...
    ... for my nerve pain and I take a muscle relaxer and ambien to help me sleep and relieve some of the pain. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin dilaudid Methadone Oxycodone

  69. 4 weeks;fusion..very happy..ALMOST SCARE III
    ... you are doing good Sue, sleep is good, I'm taking ambien to sleep since this stress started, but feet are better...
    ... about your cancelled appointment. Do you think the ambien has anything to do with your feet feeling better?...
    ... wait till he comes here. I do sleep better with the ambien , but wake up with pain, feel better when walking,...
    ... 2x day and 3 percocet daily and either a Soma or ambien at night and stupid as it sounds right now have a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Percocet Robaxin Soma

  70. I need post op advice from people who have had successful PLIF
    ... hours as needed. Today I've only had one!! And also ambien to help with sleep. Do you work, if so have you returned...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone

  71. Fusion surgery coming
    ... about a month ago. My GP would not Rx anything like Ambien for more than 2 weeks. She offered the Lunestra ...

  72. Whats the deal with Scarring and therapy for Micro D recovery?
    ... to take the edge off the leg pains so far, I take ambien to help me sleep ,but isnt effective anymore, and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin Cymbalta

  73. INSOMNIA (Yes, I know I'm on the Back board!)
    ... been on Lunesta (not worth the bottle it comes in) & Ambien (although not CR). Ambien worked well for several...
    ... not. Right now, I'm taking Kava Kava, Camomile & Ambien 20 mg. (normal dose is 10 mg.). I'll have my...
    ... night's sleep I've had in weeks! Yes, I was on Ambien for a long time & it worked beautifully...till it...
    ... had some great advice, but I don't :) I've tried Ambien (not CR) (worked for a few weeks then nothing), Lunesta...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine lunesta

  74. 3 days left
    ... that I wished I had asked for sleep medicine, now on Ambien , a few days after my surgery since I was so uncomfortable...

  75. sleeping problem
    ... Hey 360 ~ :) When Ambien began to be less effective for me, my doc recommended...
    ... number of things to help me sleep, Rx sleep aids.... Ambien & then Lunesta, and also over the counter stuff.....
    ... Lunesta worked great for her...it did nothing for me. Ambien worked for me for a while, then had to be increased...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol benadryl Oxycontin Zanaflex lunesta


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