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Silenor (Doxepin Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 17, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Arousability and fall risk during forced awakenings from nocturnal sleep among healthy males following administration of zolpidem 10 mg and doxepin 6 mg: a randomized, placebo-controlled, four-way crossover trial - Drake CL, Durrence H, Cheng P, Roth T, Pillai V, Peterson EL, Singh M, Tran KM.
STUDY OBJECTIVES: To examine and compare the arousability threshold and fall risk upon awakening of doxepin (6 mg) versus zolpidem (10 mg). METHODS: A total of 52 healthy adult males were included in a double-blind, placebo-controlled, 4-way crosso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Zonalon (Doxepin) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 18, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

How Flight Crews Really Deal With All That Jet Lag
Find yourself draggy for a week after a redeye? Just think of the flight attendants and pilots who do it all the time. Former Continental Airlines flight attendant Abbie Unger told The Huffington Post that for her, the most grueling part of working transcontinental flights was the varied schedule. Unger, who is also a HuffPost blogger, was an on-call flight attendant and did not have a set number of flights she worked per month. “I never worked a day that was nine to five, so I was constantly trying to regulate my body clock as I juggled early morning check-ins followed by late night check-ins,” she said. To he...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Sleep Mistake Flight Attendants Make When It Comes To Jet Lag
Find yourself draggy for a week after a redeye? Just think of the flight attendants and pilots who do it all the time. Former Continental Airlines flight attendant Abbie Unger told The Huffington Post that for her, the most grueling part of working transcontinental flights was the varied schedule. Unger, who is also a HuffPost blogger, was an on-call flight attendant and did not have a set number of flights she worked per month. “I never worked a day that was nine to five, so I was constantly trying to regulate my body clock as I juggled early morning check-ins followed by late night check-ins,” she said. To he...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 27, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Acid reflux often associated with hiatal hernia
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Six years ago I was diagnosed with acid reflux and a hiatal hernia. I have had an endoscopy as well as other tests, but doctors say there is nothing I can do other than take medication. (I am currently on doxepin.) But I am still having sharp pains that wake me up around [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 2, 2015 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

A Troubling Potential Link Between Sleep Aids And Mental Illness
In today's "always on," high-stress world, it has become commonplace to turn to over-the-counter sleep aids for a little help with drifting off into dreamland at night. However, that habit, if made a consistent one, could lead to potentially serious damage when it comes to ones mental health. A new study zeroing in on anticholinergic drugs -- a category that includes common non-prescription sleeping aids and antihistamines like Benadryl -- found that the long-term use of such medications in higher doses can lead to an increased risk of developing dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, in the future. It's the f...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 7, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Medication and Sleep
This article was adapted from a previous article written by Dr. Moore for his column “Kevlar for the Mind.” (Source: Psych Central)
Source: Psych Central - March 30, 2015 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Bret Moore, PsyD Tags: Anti-anxiety Antidepressants Atypical Antipsychotics Benzodiazepines Depression Disorders General Medications Sleep Insomnia sleep disorder Sleeping Pills Source Type: news

Media dementia scare over hay fever and sleep drugs
Conclusion This large US prospective cohort study suggests a link between those taking high levels of anticholinergic medicines for more than three years and developing dementia in adults over 65. The main statistically significant finding was in a group taking the equivalent of any of the following medications daily for more than three years: xybutynin chloride, 5mg chlorpheniramine maleate, 4mg olanzapine, 2.5mg meclizine hydrochloride, 25mg doxepin hydrochloride, 10mg These are not unrealistic doses of medicine, so the results may be applicable to a significant proportion of older adults. The main lim...
Source: NHS News Feed - January 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medication Neurology Source Type: news

doxepin (Sinequan and Adapin are discontinued brand in the US; Silenor)
Title: doxepin (Sinequan and Adapin are discontinued brand in the US; Silenor)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - October 21, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Sinequan (Doxepin) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 29, 2014 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Prolonged toxic coma and anisocoria secondary to doxepin, lorazepam and phenobarbital poisoning--case study - KoƂodziej M, Majewska M, Krajewska A, Szponar J.
Doxepin is a tricyclic antidepressant from the group of dibenzoxepines. Apart from the antidepressant effect, it has also the sedative and anxiolytic effect, so it is used in the treatment of anxiety disorder in the course of psychosis, organic diseases an... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 26, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Somaxon Pharmaceuticals Announces Settlement of Silenor Patent Litigation With Actavis
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 5, 2013 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Somaxon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SOMX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement with Actavis Elizabeth LLC and Actavis Inc. to re... Biopharmaceuticals, Generics, LitigationSomaxon Pharmaceuticals, Actavis Elizabeth, Silenor, doxepin (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 6, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news