Mental Health Book


Medication Causes of Insomnia

Aka: Medication Causes of Insomnia, Insomnia due to Medications
  1. See Also
    1. Insomnia Causes
    2. Insomnia
  2. Causes: Recreational Drugs
    1. Alcohol
    2. Caffeine
    3. Nicotine
    4. Amphetamines or Methamphetamines
    5. Drug Withdrawal
  3. Causes: Cardiovascular agents
    1. Diuretics
    2. Beta Blockers
    3. Atorvastatin (Lipitor)
  4. Causes: Antineoplastics
    1. Interferon alpha
  5. Causes: Neurologic and psychiatric agents
    1. Levodopa
    2. Phenytoin (Dilantin)
    3. Lamotrigine (Lamictal)
    4. Bupropion
    5. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI)
      1. Activating agents such as Fluoxetine (Prozac)
    6. Stimulants
      1. Methylphenidate (Ritalin)
      2. Dextroamphetamine (Dextrostat)
  6. Causes: Endocrine agents
    1. Corticosteroids
    2. Thyroid hormone
  7. Causes: Miscellaneous agents
    1. Theophylline
    2. Oral Contraceptives
    3. Protriptyline (Vivactil)
    4. Cimetidine (Tagamet)
    5. Pseudophedrine (Sudafed)
    6. Stimulant Laxatives
  8. References
    1. Masters (2014) Ann Intern Med 161(7): ITC1-15 +PMID:25285559 [PubMed]
    2. Maness (2015) Am Fam Physician 92(12): 1058-64 [PubMed]

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