What is the role of medications in the treatment of nightmare disorder?

Updated: Aug 08, 2018
  • Author: Daniel R Neuspiel, MD, MPH, FAAP; Chief Editor: Caroly Pataki, MD  more...
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Medications are neither helpful nor indicated in children.

Medications for adults with PTSD-associated nightmares or with nightmare disorder are discussed in the Treatment section.


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