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Author: Karl Doghramji, MD
Do Your Psychiatric Drugs Keep You Up at Night?
If you take a medication for a psychiatric condition, you may have experienced troubled sleep — insomnia, daytime sleepiness, or any number of sleep-related disorders. I have treated patients with myriad sleep difficulties who take antidepressants, antipsychotics as well as medications to treat ADHD. While no one wants to experience a poor night of sleep, it’s important to recognize whether the sleep problem you are having is a result of a side effect of a drug (or drugs) you are taking, or something completely independent of medication. That is why if you are on psychiatric medication – or any drug…
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