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essential tremors, dos and donts

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I have essential tremors and have been prescribed clonazepam2mgs and primidone200mgs for 6 years now. My doctor won't see me anymore because I got a prescript filled by her and another dr for ambien 15 days apart. Big mistake on my part. I wasn't doctor shopping I just wanted to sleep after a tragedy happened in my family.mi feel hortible not taking these meds. I'm nervous, tremor are really bad, dizzy and am afraid of havinhpg a seizure. Can any of your doctors please help me?

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Hello, Thank you for asking your query at DoctorSpring.

Using clonazepam together with zolpidem(ambient) may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with these medications. That is the reason its very important to consult your doctor when taking medications like these.

You can continue your treatment for essential tremors, avoid making the mistake of taking ambient again.

Hope this helps. Please feel free to ask follow-up questions.


Dr. John Monheit
Category: Family Physician-GP
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