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What Is Dextroamphetamine Used For? - Zaleplon Overdose

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  • What Is Dextroamphetamine Used For?
    What is dextroamphetamine used for? This eMedTV resource discusses how dextroamphetamine works to cause a calming effect in people with ADHD and a stimulating effect in those with narcolepsy. This page also covers some off-label uses of the drug.
  • What Is Eszopiclone Used For?
    What is eszopiclone used for? As this eMedTV article explains, eszopiclone is used for treating insomnia in adults. Since sleep medicines are controlled substances and can be abused, eszopiclone should be used with caution.
  • What Is Flurazepam Used For?
    The prescription drug flurazepam is used for the treatment of insomnia. However, as this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, the drug may also sometimes be used for "off-label" purposes (such as for the treatment of anxiety disorders).
  • What Is Quazepam Used For?
    Quazepam is used for the treatment of insomnia in adults. This article from the eMedTV archives offers more information on what quazepam is used for, describes the effects of the medication, and discusses possible "off-label" quazepam uses.
  • What Is Ramelteon Used For?
    What is ramelteon used for? As this eMedTV Web page explains, ramelteon is used for treating insomnia in people who have trouble falling asleep. Ramelteon is not licensed to treat other kinds of insomnia and is not recommended for use in children.
  • What Is Temazepam Used For?
    Temazepam is a drug that is approved to treat insomnia in adults. This article on the eMedTV Web site offers more information on what the drug is used for, with information on how temazepam works to treat several types of insomnia.
  • What Is Triazolam Used For?
    As this part of the eMedTV site explains, triazolam is used for treating insomnia in adults for a short period of time (no more than 7 to 10 days). Triazolam is not approved for use in children, and there are currently no off-label triazolam uses.
  • What Is Zaleplon Used For?
    What is zaleplon used for? As this eMedTV segment explains, the drug is used for treating short-term insomnia in adults. This article describes the various types of insomnia, explains how zaleplon works, and discusses zaleplon use in children.
  • What Is Zolpidem Oral Spray Used For?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Zolpidem oral spray is used for helping people with insomnia fall asleep. This article describes how the drug works, lists possible off-label uses, and explains whether this product is approved for use in children.
  • What Is Zolpidem Used For?
    What is zolpidem used for? As this eMedTV article explains, zolpidem is used for treating short-term insomnia. The drug can help patients fall asleep faster, sleep longer, have fewer awakenings, and experience a higher quality of sleep.
  • Zaleplon
    Zaleplon is a drug that is prescribed to treat short-term insomnia in those having trouble falling asleep. This eMedTV article provides general information on zaleplon and its uses, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and precautions.
  • Zaleplon Dosing
    The suggested zaleplon dosing for young and middle-age adults is 10 mg right before bedtime. This eMedTV page also offers zaleplon dosing guidelines for elderly adults, as well as people with liver problems or who are taking cimetidine.
  • Zaleplon Drug Info
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, if you have insomnia, you may benefit from taking zaleplon. This article provides some basic drug information on zaleplon, including side effects and why it is not meant for long-term use.
  • Zaleplon Overdose
    Drowsiness, troubled breathing, and passing out are possible signs of a zaleplon overdose. This eMedTV article lists other potential signs of an overdose with this medication and describes the various treatment options that are available.
  • Zolipidem
    Adults with insomnia can ask their doctors about the prescription sleep medicine zolpidem. This eMedTV article offers general warnings and precautions for this drug and lists side effects that may occur. Zolipidem is a common misspelling of zolpidem.
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