Insomnia can be either having difficulty in initiating sleep, maintaining sleep or experiencing early morning awakening wherein returning to sleep is not easily attained.

These disturbances can cause significant distress and impairment in daytime functioning.

It is the most prevalent sleep disorder in the general population thus accurate diagnosis and effective treatment is necessary.

Insomnia Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Conscious sedation prior & during diagnostic or therapeutic procedures w/ or w/o local anaesth. Premed pri...

Indication: Short-term treatment of moderate or severe anxiety & anxiety associated w/ depression.

Dosage: Anxiety Initially 0.25-0.5 mg tds. Usual dose range: 0.5-4 mg daily. Depression Initially 0.5 mg tds. Usual do

Indication: Symptomatic relief of allergy or hypersensitivity reactions eg, hay fever, urticaria, angioedema, rhinitis, co...

Indication: Anxiety, acute alcohol w/drawal symptoms, pre-op procedures to relieve anxiety & tension; adjunct prior to...

Indication: Short-term treatment of moderate or severe anxiety or w/ depression.

Indication: Symptomatic treatment for upper resp tract & skin allergic conditions eg, allergic rhinitis, urticaria &am...

Indication: Anxiety states (anxiety neuroses), mixed anxiety-depression, neurotic or reactive depression, panic-related di...

Indication: Occasional & transient insomnia.

Indication: Transient, short-term & chronic insomnia in adults including difficulties w/ falling asleep, nocturnal or ...

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