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They make it in a tablet but it's very expensive. Everything else she's groggy. She's 95 and sleeps very restlessly getting up often to bathroom . Doxipin comes under the brand name silenor. It's very expensive but the liquid genetic is cheap. Supposedly it won't make the elderly groggy the next day. She's 95

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Thank you all for the responses. She's been on a 100 mg if Gabapentin and slept the lady three nights all thru the night. Plus she hasn't been hung over the next day. I hope it continues
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I take that back, it is not recommended at all for elderly.

Diphenhydramine is not recommended for patients older than 60 or children under the age of six, unless a physician is consulted.[24] These populations should be treated with second-generation antihistamines such as loratadine, desloratadine, fexofenadine, cetirizine, levocetirizine, and azelastine.[18] Due to its strong anticholinergic effects, diphenhydramine is on the "Beers list" of drugs to avoid in the elderly.[25]
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I don't think you want Nyquil, rather ZZZquil. It comes in liquid and tablet form and relatively inexpensive. Unless, of course she is having some cold symptoms too.
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I just checked and saw that the regular NyQuil has acetominophin. My mother already takes Tylenol III, so that is out -- too much acetominophin. But Vicks also makes NyQuil Cough, which has the antihistamine and cough suppressant, but not the acetominophin. Sounds like it is worth a try.
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That is interesting, Pam. Thank you for passing on that information. I am going to have a closer look at Nyquil to see if it compatible with the other drugs my mother is taking.
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Doxepin Treats depression, anxiety, and sleep disorders. This medicine is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA). I would rather give her a spoonful of Nyquil, which would not only help her sleep, it would quiet an overactive bladder. OTC cold remedies have cough suppressants that also suppress bladder spasms.
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