Hypnotic Drugs

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Hypnotics
... Hypnotic (also called soporific) drugs are a class of psychoactives whose primary function is to induce sleep and to be used in the treatment of insomnia, and in surgical anesthesia ... Because drugs in this class generally produce dose-dependent effects, ranging from anxiolysis to production of unconsciousness, they are often referred to collectively ... Hypnotic drugs are regularly prescribed for insomnia and other sleep disorders, with over 95% of insomnia patients being prescribed hypnotics in some countries ...
Benzodiazepine Dependence - Treatment and Prevention - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
... Zopiclone is the most frequently prescribed hypnotic in the UK, followed by nitrazepam, and then temazepam, which is the most strictly regulated benzodiazepine in the UK due to its popularity as a drug of abuse and ... Hypnotic drugs are of poor value for the management of chronic insomnia ... Hypnotic drug consumption has been shown to reduce work performance, increase absenteeism, increase road traffic accidents, increase morbidity, and increase mortality, and is associated with an ...
Eszopiclone - Side Effects
... of data of clinical trials submitted to the FDA concerning the drugs zolpidem, zaleplon and eszopiclone found that these sedative hypnotic drugs more than doubled ... Hypnotic drugs therefore may be contraindicated in patients suffering from or at risk of depression ... Hypnotics were found to be more likely to cause depression than to help it ...
Nonbenzodiazepine - Side Effects - Increased Risk of Depression
... of data of clinical trials submitted to the FDA concerning the drugs zolpidem, zaleplon and eszopiclone found that these sedative hypnotic drugs more than doubled the risks of developing depression ... Hypnotic drugs therefore may be contraindicated in patients suffering from or at risk of depression ... Hypnotics were found to be more likely to cause depression than to help it ...

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