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A 58-year-old female asked:

Which drugs are good for insomnia. i don't feel comfortable using ambien (zolpidem).

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Dr. Thomas Steele
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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