Miscellaneous Anxiolytics Sedatives and Hypnotics
- Miscellaneous Anxiolytics Sedatives and Hypnotics
- Accession Number
Drug Drug Description Eszopiclone A sedative-hypnotic used in the treatment of insomnia, improving both the latency phase and the maintenance phase of sleep. Zolpidem A sedative hypnotic used for the short-term treatment of insomnia to improve sleep latency. Droperidol A butyrophenone derivative and dopamine antagonist used to prevent and treat postoperative nausea and vomiting. Buspirone An anxiolytic agent used for short-term treatment of generalized anxiety and second-line treatment of depression. Hydroxyzine An antihistamine used to treat anxiety and tension associated with psychoneuroses, as well as allergic conditions such as pruritus and chronic urticaria. Dexmedetomidine An alpha-2 agonist used for sedation during various procedures. Zaleplon A sedative used for short term treatment of insomnia in adults. Promethazine A first-generation antihistamine used for the treatment of allergic conditions, nausea and vomiting, and motion sickness. Zopiclone A nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic used for the short-term management of insomnia. Chloral hydrate A mild hypnotic used for experimental purposes that was previously used for the treatment of insomnia. Valerian A plant used in some non-prescription natural health products. Suvorexant A orexin receptor antagonist used to treat insomnia that is characterized by difficulties with sleep onset and/or sleep maintenance. Lemborexant A dual orexin antagonist indicated for the treatment of sleep-onset and/or sleep maintenance insomnia.
- Drugs & Drug Targets