Prevent Common Mix-Ups With Sleep Meds
Sleepless nights worrying about COVID-19 will have patients asking about treatments for insomnia (zolpidem, melatonin, etc).
Some level of insomnia is expected in stressful times.
"Sleep hygiene" should be tried first...such as relaxation, limiting screen time at night, and taking fewer naps. Give patients our handout, Strategies for a Good Night's Sleep.