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I am a patient of bipolar disorder and taking allopathic treatment from a psychiatrist. I am having sleep problems. Can I take aripiprazole 10 mg and zolpidem 10 mg together? Single medicine is not helping. Alternatively can melatonin 5 mg supplement help. Please advise.

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Yes you can take melatonin. It comes in 3 mg tablet form and syrup form. Discuss with your psychiatrist and then take. But one thing noted in your description is that, fluoxetine is usually not given in bipolar disorder as it can trigger mania, but there might be some reason why your psychiatrist has given the same. All the best.
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Hello, Zolpidem is a good hypnotic sedative medicine. It works best if taken on an as-and-when-required basis. You should follow the principles of sleep hygiene for a good restorative sleep. Also, melatonin, if you wish to start, take a dose of 3 mg rather than 5. Best wishes thanks.
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