A 58-year-old female asked:
Which drugs are good for insomnia. i don't feel comfortable using ambien (zolpidem).
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Steeleanswered
Psychiatry 61 years experience
Melatonin, herbals: There are many types and causes of insomnia. Assuming yours is the occasional, stress-related type (rather than one such as depression that requires more specific treatment), melatonin and/or various herbal mixtures (such as those sold at whole foods or earth fare) are relatively safe and sometimes quite helpful.
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