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Drug Treatment of Sleep Disorders (Reprint) (Paperback)

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Following reviews on sleep physiology, regulation, pharmacology, and the neuronal networks regulating sleep and awakening, as well as a classification of sleep disorders, this book presents a number of major breakthroughs in the treatment of those disorders. These include recently approved drugs for treating insomnia, such as Doxepin; variations on previously approved molecules, e.g. Zolpidem sublingual preparation; or new chemical entities in advanced stages of clinical development, e.g. Orexin antagonists. Further topics discussed include drugs acting on the GABA receptor, such as Lorediplon and Eszopiclone; the treatment of excessive daytime drowsiness with cell therapy and drugs such as Modafinil, Armodafinil and Sodium oxybate; and the use of Tasimelteon in the treatment of circadian sleep disorders.

Edition: Reprint
Genre: Medical
Series Title: Milestones in Drug Therapy
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: September 9, 2016
TCIN: 51636384
UPC: 9783319379203
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-9509

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