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When a person takes a sleeping tablet every night, how long

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When a person takes a sleeping tablet every night, how long does it take to become less effective, or even useless?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Thanks for this excellent question

There is no set amount of time. It is different for every patient

I can only tell you my experience.

in my practice, I have seen a tolerance develop usually in about a month if taken every night.

If it is not used every night, it takes a tolerance much longer to develop

I hope this helps.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Is this with its most powerful strength?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Yes, Leta.

I find it to be similar with either strength

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