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Can't Get To Sleep

Quick history - have been taking Imrest 7.5mg (also known as Zopiclone and Immovane (I'm in Australia) for the past 9 years. Just wasn't able to go to sleep as my mind kept racing and thinking about what I have to do tomorrow.  9 years later I got diagnosed with major depression and anxiety.  I'm assuming it was the anxiety that was making my mind race at bed time.  Since being diagnosed I'm now taking Cymbalta (Duloxetine) 30mg anti-depressant and that side of things is a lot better.  It still didn't help my sleep, although my anxiety is way better.  Three weeks ago I increased the AD to 60mg and ever since then I've had to take extra sleeping pills to get to sleep.  When I say extra - I was able to take 1.5 pill to get to sleep, now I need 4-5!  Has anybody had any experience with Imrest?  The doctor I'm seeing now doesn't agree with me taking it, but it's the only sleeping pill that works for me.  All the benzodiazepines like Diazapam and Temazepam don't work for me.  I literally cannot get to sleep on my own.  Without any sleep I can't function.  I'm menopausal as well, so when the hot flushes hit me like a Mack truck the pills come in handy so I can sleep through the flushes.  I don't know if I need to see a sleep doctor regarding insomnia or what.  I just know that it's only a matter of time before the pharmacists won't fill my scripts because I'm churning through them so quickly.  Anybody got anything for me?
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You are experiencing escalating pharmacology and would be well advised to consult with an MD who specializes in sleep.
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