rebound insomnia


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rebound insomnia

An ↑ in insomnia above a baseline, which may appear if long-term hypnotic therapy is abruptly stopped; the effect is greater with short-acting hypnotics. See Insomnia.
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Treatment Duration: Screening period to determine eligibility and establish baseline sleep parameters, 15 days (nights), followed by 2 days (nights) of placebo to assess rebound insomnia (occurrence of insomnia worse than at baseline after stopping treatment)
Their growth in popularity has been due to their being promoted as an alternative drug class that exhibits clinical effects similar to benzodiazepines but with less potential to cause side effects such as residual daytime sedation and rebound insomnia.
A valerian-hops combination reported no serious adverse effects or cases of rebound insomnia.
Unlike with some medications used to treat insomnia, discontinuation of melatonin did not result in rebound insomnia.
We found that the patients who had been taking suvorexant for 12 months and were switched to placebo saw their insomnia return, but clinically meaningful withdrawal symptoms and rebound insomnia did not emerge.
Rebound insomnia and withdrawal effects following discontinuation were also evaluated.
The trial demonstrated improvements in sleep latency, quality of sleep and morning alertness particularly in elderly patients, with no withdrawal symptoms and rebound insomnia.
CHICAGO -- The novel investigational sleep agent eplivanserin improves sleep continuity in patients with chronic primary insomnia without causing next-day drowsiness or rebound insomnia upon discontinuation, clinical trials show.
Of special interest is Rozerem is not expected to exhibit rebound insomnia, memory impairment, respiratory depression, drug abuse, dependence, and withdrawal as by some of the benzodiazepine receptor agonists.
8) Short-acting agents are associated with rebound insomnia and anterograde amnesia.
This was followed by 2 nights of placebo to assess the occurrence of rebound insomnia.