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Sleepwalking Treatments

Treatment

Talk with your doctor about the best treatment plan for you. Treatment options include:

Strategies to Prevent Injury

Your doctor will help you prevent injury during sleepwalking by recommending that you:

  • Remove dangerous objects
  • Keep doors and windows closed and locked

Hypnosis

Some cases of sleepwalking can be treated with hypnosis .

Medications

These medications may be helpful in reducing the incidence of sleepwalking:

  • Sedative-hypnotics
  • Tranquilizers
  • Antidepressants

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Copyright © 2022 EBSCO Publishing All rights reserved.

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