• Are there safe and effective medications for insomnia in children? 

    Grant, Colin; Wheeler, Vernon L. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2013-11)
    Are there safe and effective medications for insomnia in children? Evidence-Based Answer: Melatonin was found to increase sleep onset and duration (SOR: A, consistent RCTs). Diphenhydramine is not effective in improving ...
  • Diving for PURLs (February 2011) 

    Sharma, Umang; Ewigman, Bernard; Rowland, Kate; Stulberg, Debra (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2011-02)
    In the PURLs series, we attempt to select and summarize all new research studies that should change your clinical practice. Diving for PURLs will provide you with a synopsis of important studies that may not meet all of ...
  • Is long-term use of zolpidem for the treatment of insomnia habit forming? 

    Muchowski, Karen (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2013-03)
    Use of zolpidem for 6 to 12 months does not result in tolerance, escalation of dosing, or rebound insomnia (SOR: A, multiple RCTs). Zolpidem dependence or abuse is rare but has been reported, primarily in patients who have ...