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    RE: My Pain Mgt. Dr. and my Neurologist
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    meaningfulc1952 posted:
    Hi all,
    I recently saw my neurologist for a follow up appointment. I told him that I was having a difficult time going to sleep at night. I asked if he would prescribe a sleeping pill and he did it was the restoril 15 mg. capsule. It works wonderfully.


    I also had a pain mgt. appointment recently after seeing my neurologist and she was very upset that he had give me the restoril because I am
    already taking diazepam from her. I have always given my neurologist my list of meds that the pain dr. gives me. She told me that she thought I had better take something different. She prescribed ambien 5 mg. I have not gotten it filled yet. The restoril works so very well. I don't take it every night and I am sure going to stop taking in long before my next pain mgt. appointment. I am aware that both of these meds are in the same family. The pharmacy did not say anything to me and no one else except the pain mgt. dr.


    What would you do? Probably quit the restoril and start trying the ambien is what I think is the right thing to do.


    Meaningfulc1952


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