What are the goals of pharmacologic therapy in the treatment of pediatric sleep disorders?

Updated: Oct 09, 2018
  • Author: Sufen Chiu, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Caroly Pataki, MD  more...
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The goals of pharmacotherapy are to improve sleep maintenance and treat nocturnal enuresis. Many of the medications described below are used 'off-label' and are not approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for adolescents and children.


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