Other common Anxiolytic/Hypnotic Drugs

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  1. New hypnotic drug used in tx of insomnia, appears to bind to GABA receptors. Schedule IV. Has lower respiratory depression affects, little or no daytime drowsiness.
    Zolpidem (Ambien)
  2. New non-benzodiazepine on the market. Slightly better than placebo, 15-30 minutes of sleep.
    Eszoplicone (Lunesta)
  3. Anit-anxiety drug works on the hypothalamus. Reduces anxiety prior to medical procedure. Also used for allergies, and nausea.
    Hydroxyzine (Vistaril, Atarax)
  4. New anti-anxiety drug, is not a controlled substance. Used for tx of anxiety associated with depression. Effects take weeks to develop.
    Buspiron (Buspar)
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Other common Anxiolytic/Hypnotic Drugs
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