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How do I deal with confusion taking sleeping pills?
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Dr. Andrew Ho
Psychiatry
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In brief: Stop
Decision about treatment boils down to weighing risk and benefit.
If confusion brings more risk to your life than insomnia, then the logical thing to do is stop these sleeping pills. Biggest problem with confusion is that you are only aware of the tip of the iceberg. Most sleeping pills have significant cognitive impairing next day effects that are detectable by testing. Affecting you silently.

In brief: Stop
Decision about treatment boils down to weighing risk and benefit.
If confusion brings more risk to your life than insomnia, then the logical thing to do is stop these sleeping pills. Biggest problem with confusion is that you are only aware of the tip of the iceberg. Most sleeping pills have significant cognitive impairing next day effects that are detectable by testing. Affecting you silently.
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