July 2018

Natural Alternatives to Ambien

Due to the fear of behavioral changes, some people might be hesitant to take Ambien for sleep problems. If patients want to try natural medicines before resorting to prescription hypnotics, check out our Comparative Effectiveness Chart to see which might help and which don’t seem to work.

But remind patients who are already taking Ambien that sudden discontinuation could lead to withdrawal symptoms. These patients should consult their doctor before making any changes to their dose.

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