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Should a 5 year old child be prescribed sleeping medicine for a sleeping problem?

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In brief: No

You need to talk with your child's provider and discover the cause of the problem. There are also specialists in pediatric sleep disorders.

In brief: No

You need to talk with your child's provider and discover the cause of the problem. There are also specialists in pediatric sleep disorders.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Daniel Sampson
"sleeping problem" is not very specific, so it is impossible to answer this question. Speak with the child's doctor.
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