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I am constable tired from working 12 hour shift. Is there medication to "resupply" my sleep?

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: Medications 4 sleep

Sleep is probaby the best medicine.
Shift work whether a night or evening or longer than usual is exhausting. Scheduling breaks and off days for renewed sleep and restoration is helpful. Avoid work work work and no play. There are medications for shift work that help with alertness.

In brief: Medications 4 sleep

Sleep is probaby the best medicine.
Shift work whether a night or evening or longer than usual is exhausting. Scheduling breaks and off days for renewed sleep and restoration is helpful. Avoid work work work and no play. There are medications for shift work that help with alertness.
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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The problem is that we can catch up on lost sleep, but we can't bank sleep for the future.
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