Medication

Discussion in 'Plab 1 and 2 forum' started by samuel, Nov 28, 2013.

  1. samuel

    samuel New Member

    Medication

    Some prescribed treatments or medicines that are available over the counter can cause insomnia. These include:
    antidepressants
    epilepsy medicine
    medication for high blood pressure (hypertension), such as beta-blockers
    hormone replacement therapy
    non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
    stimulant drugs, such as methylphenidate, which is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or modafinil, which is used to treat narcolepsy (a long-term sleep disorder that disrupts normal sleeping patterns)
    some medicines that are used to treat asthma, such as salbutamol, salmeterol and theophylline.

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