Sominex is taken for: Insomnia Pain Allergies

Sominex

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Method of use: Pill
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Sominex is a trademarked name for two Over-the-counter drug sleep aids. In the United States diphenhydramine is marketed under this na...
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Sominex for Insomnia
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We found 2,060 discussions
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say it but I take one sominex every night to help me sleep...
" ...sominex every night to help me sleep and sometimes i need two so I can fall asleep. It really helps especially ... "

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www.sherdog.net
Tim! dont have to take sominex every time im having trouble...
" [quote][Bless Tim! dont have to take sominex every time im having trouble sleeping all i have to do now is watch rewinds of his fights./QUOTE]... "

boner killer (any sleeping pills) and had no problems...
" ...some of the liquid V for insurance after my cycle. Tested it out after taking two sominex because that is another boner killer (any sleeping pills) and had no problems. I have... "

I could use some Sominex right about now, too. Today...
" Catie, I could use some Sominex right about now, too. Today had kind of painful PT appointment as she worked hard on the scar tissue I have a lot of from... "

Is it okay to take a Sominex and nurse? How long after...
" Sominex I am having terribnle boutd of insomnia lately. Is it okay to take a Sominex and nurse? How long after I take one would it be okay to resume nursing? I can't... "

started taking Sominex to put me out and that works awesome...
" ...taking a thermogenic that has caffeine and was having problems sleeping. I just started taking Sominex to put me out and that works awesome. Sleep pretty much straight through the night for... "

and that was after taking sominex sleep aid. I am a...
" ...sleeping for about a week or so. I didn't sleep well at the castle either. When I finally did start sleeping it was in 2 hour sleep sessions and that was after taking sominex... "

2007. I have been taking Sominex and a medication from my...
" ...few years, most recently the death of my mom in December 2007. I have been taking Sominex and a medication from my doctor - can't sleep without them. I went... "

should buy Sominex, which has helped me in the past when...
" ...to the doctor for your insomnia yet? If you haven't tried over the counter drugs yet, then perhaps you should buy Sominex, which has helped me in the past when... "

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I've been taking sominex and b6 and my night time nausea is...
" ...been taking sominex and b6 and my night time nausea is gone. Feeling good now... "

Patient concerns with Sominex

We found 2,060 discussions
Post from
www.ibsgroup.org
say it but I take one sominex every night to help me sleep...
" ...sominex every night to help me sleep and sometimes i need two so I can fall asleep. It really helps especially ... "

Post from
www.sherdog.net
Tim! dont have to take sominex every time im having trouble...
" [quote][Bless Tim! dont have to take sominex every time im having trouble sleeping all i have to do now is watch rewinds of his fights./QUOTE]... "

boner killer (any sleeping pills) and had no problems...
" ...some of the liquid V for insurance after my cycle. Tested it out after taking two sominex because that is another boner killer (any sleeping pills) and had no problems. I have... "

I could use some Sominex right about now, too. Today...
" Catie, I could use some Sominex right about now, too. Today had kind of painful PT appointment as she worked hard on the scar tissue I have a lot of from... "

Is it okay to take a Sominex and nurse? How long after...
" Sominex I am having terribnle boutd of insomnia lately. Is it okay to take a Sominex and nurse? How long after I take one would it be okay to resume nursing? I can't... "

started taking Sominex to put me out and that works awesome...
" ...taking a thermogenic that has caffeine and was having problems sleeping. I just started taking Sominex to put me out and that works awesome. Sleep pretty much straight through the night for... "

and that was after taking sominex sleep aid. I am a...
" ...sleeping for about a week or so. I didn't sleep well at the castle either. When I finally did start sleeping it was in 2 hour sleep sessions and that was after taking sominex... "

2007. I have been taking Sominex and a medication from my...
" ...few years, most recently the death of my mom in December 2007. I have been taking Sominex and a medication from my doctor - can't sleep without them. I went... "

should buy Sominex, which has helped me in the past when...
" ...to the doctor for your insomnia yet? If you haven't tried over the counter drugs yet, then perhaps you should buy Sominex, which has helped me in the past when... "

Post from
forums.thebump.com
I've been taking sominex and b6 and my night time nausea is...
" ...been taking sominex and b6 and my night time nausea is gone. Feeling good now... "

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