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I am a patient of bipolar disorder. I am taking fluoxetine 40 mg od, divelprox 1000 mg hs, aripiprazole 10 mg hs. I am having sleep problems. My question is can I take melatonin 5 mg hs to improve my sleep? Alternately can I take aripiprazole 10 mg and zolpidem 10 mg together at night to improve my sleep. Please advise treating it as urgent.

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Better is melatonin. Continue.
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Yes you can try melatonin or zolpidem along with these medications for sleep.
Try taking aripiprazole in the morning.
Hello, Yes above mentioned medicines can help you improve your sleep but you should also incorporate principles of sleep hygiene and ipsrt (social rhythm therapy). Will indeed help you. Thanks.
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