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Is it best to go cold turkey if trying to get off sleep meds?

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Dr. Ranji Varghese
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine

In brief: No

Unless the medication is giving you serious side effects, generally you should taper the medication slowly.
Otherwise, you run the risk of resulting in rebound insomnia. Talk to your doctor about how to do this.

In brief: No

Unless the medication is giving you serious side effects, generally you should taper the medication slowly.
Otherwise, you run the risk of resulting in rebound insomnia. Talk to your doctor about how to do this.
Dr. Ranji Varghese
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