The Doctor Weighs In

Aug 8, 2018

7 min read

Sleeping Pills Not Working? Here’s What You Need to Know

By Wallace Mendelson MD

Wallace Mendelson, M.D., author of a new book, Understanding Sleeping Pills, explains what you should do when sleeping pills aren’t working for you.

The benefits of most sleeping pills are usually evident within a few days, and if there isn’t an improvement after 7–10 days, it can feel discouraging. Insomnia causes a…