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- Oct 31, 2013
What's your med preferences for OSA for patients who continue to have difficulty sleeping?
Histamine blockaid, Belsomra (though there was a study where this did increase the # of events) and/or Melatonin. If insomnia is significant enough, consider CBTI/Psychology support.What's your med preferences for OSA for patients who continue to have difficulty sleeping?
I've got quite a few who are on long term hypnotics - either BZD or Histamine blockers. I've inherited these from others and it's hard to break them of it. Slowly with education over the past few years, I've made some impact on them. Those with no willingness to change, they just continue forward.I only got a few on long-term nocturnal benzo, I do have a small number of patients on long-term ambien or sonata