Health knowledge made personal
Join this community!
› Share page:

What do you call a phobia to sedatives and drugs that induce sleep?


Posted by ShoatM

I have recently come out of a 5 week coma, and ever since then, I seem to have developed a fear of anything that may put me to sleep, make me drowsy, or alter my perception in any way. 

I wanted to know if this is all in my head and something that will go away, or if there is an actual name for it.

 
Answers (1)
Sort by: Newest first | Oldest first
This seems to be a logical response to your recent experience. Since you clearly recognize the fear, it will likely subside. Talk to your physician about it and follow recommendations by your treatment team.
NOTICE: The information provided on this site is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your physician or other qualified health provider because of something you have read on Wellsphere. If you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
Post an answer
Write a comment: