MEDICATIONS THAT INTERFERE WITH SLEEP

The patient with insomnia may be taking a medication that is the causative culprit. For example:lpropanolamine.Appetite suppressants.Methyldopa.Phenytoin.Beta-blockers.Diuretics that cause urinary urgency all night (patients should be instructed to take them in the morning).Diphenhydramine, whicle used as a sleep aid, can cause paroxysmal insomnia.Anafranil, Prozac, nicotine patches.Antibiotics, such

The patient with insomnia may be taking a medication that is the causative culprit. For example:

lpropanolamine.

Appetite suppressants.

Methyldopa.

Phenytoin.

Beta-blockers.

Diuretics that cause urinary urgency all night (patients should be instructed to take them in the morning).

Diphenhydramine, whicle used as a sleep aid, can cause paroxysmal insomnia.

Anafranil, Prozac, nicotine patches.

Antibiotic

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