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Evaluation of Trazodone and Quetiapine for Insomnia: An Observational Study in Psychiatric Inpatients

Shadi Doroudgar, PharmD; Tony I-Fan Chou, PharmD, BCPP; Junhua Yu, PhD, MS; Karen Trinh, MS; Jai Pal, MS; and Paul J. Perry, PhD, BCPP

Non-habit forming agents such as trazodone and quetiapine are now commonly used off-label to treat patients with insomnia, especially in the inpatient psychiatric setting. Before this study, the safety and efficacy of trazodone and quetiapine for sleep had never been contrasted in one study. Doroudgar and colleagues compared and contrasted trazodone with quetiapine in an inpatient psychiatric setting by looking at various sleep parameters and patient reported side-effects.

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