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  1. lunesta; non benzo hypnotic for sleep- prevents waking during the night; GABA; the only sleep med approved for long term use
  2. benzodiazepine; treats anxiety and insomnia; adverse: mild drowsiness, ataxia, confusion, resp disturbance, bradycardia; pt: can become tolerant and need larger doses, paradoxical excitement can occur, wide therapeutic index, avoid CNS depressants, short duration of action, larger half life in asians
  3. ambien; short term treatment of insomnia; take immediately before bed
  4. sonata; sedative for sleep for up to 28 days, non benzo; can lead to dependency and rebound insomnia

4 True/False questions

  1. barbituatesphenobarbitol, secobarbitol; these are old drugs that are highly habit forming although they are effective in short term treatment of insomnia

          

  2. ramelteonmelatonin receptor agonist; for difficulty falling asleep

          

  3. Buspironelunesta; non benzo hypnotic for sleep- prevents waking during the night; GABA; the only sleep med approved for long term use

          

  4. benzodiazepineslunesta; non benzo hypnotic for sleep- prevents waking during the night; GABA; the only sleep med approved for long term use