Which medications are associated with insomnia?

Updated: Sep 11, 2018
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Medications associated with insomnia are as follows:

  • Central nervous system stimulants (dextroamphetamine, methylphenidate)

  • Antihypertensives (alpha blockers, beta blockers)

  • Respiratory medications (albuterol, theophylline)

  • Decongestants (phenylephrine, pseudoephedrine)

  • Hormones (corticosteroids, thyroid medications)

  • Antiepileptic drugs (lamotrigine)

  • Other noncontrolled substances (caffeine, alcohol, nicotine)


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