For people who take medication, what is your best/must have sleep aid supplement?

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I stopped taking ADHD meds because of sleep issues. I have tried more than half a dozen prescription sleep aids and every supplement under the sun.

For prescription, Belsomra and Dayvigo, which both work on Orexin receptors, were terrible. Belsomra didn’t do much for me and Dayvigo gave me terrible sleep paralysis, ringing in my ears and nightmares.

Trazadone low dose was somewhat effective but left me groggy. Just started Doxepin and similar reaction but think Doxepin gives me a bit better sleep. Only problem is I couldn’t get out of bed early.

Lunesta works pretty well to get me a solid 5-6 hours of sleep but I still wake up sometimes and have a hard time falling asleep. Still searching for the best for me. Good luck.

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Difficult. I wasn’t diagnosed until ~4 years ago. I was coping in bad ways - drinking too much, irritable, hiding in my work because it would take me so long to finish my tasks, imposter syndrome because what people think I am doing > what I am doing.

I recently reached a breaking point and decided that I am probably not partner material even though I have spent 15 years chasing it.

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Recently started taking medications, and am struggling to get more than a few hours of sleep at night 😔

Trazadone

Lunesta

I also used Lunesta. Its the only one that worked for me. Trazadone and Ambien didn't work at all.

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