A sedating effect
Peter Szmuk, MD Department of Anesthesiology University of Texas Medical School Dallas, TX Children’s Medical Center at Dallas Dallas, TX Outcome Research Institute Louisville, KY Alan Farrow-Gillespie, MD Paul Sheeran, MD Department of Anesthesiology University of Texas Medical School Dallas, TX Children’s Medical Center at Dallas Dallas, TX Tiberiu Ezri, MD Department of Anesthesia The Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon Affiliated to Sackler Medical School Tel Aviv University, Israel Outcome Research Institute Louisville, KY3. A randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled pilot trial of extended IV lidocaine infusion for relief of ongoing neuropathic pain. Antihistamines make your sleepy by antagonizing central histimine-1 (H-1) receptors in the brain.Hydroxyzine is used for allergies and to suppress nausea.It is usually not appropriate for use just as a sleep aid.Also called histamine antagonists, antihistamines are administered to fight allergic reactions, in which cases sleepiness is considered a possibly undesirable side effect.
Profound drowsiness is a very common side effect, as is dizziness, difficulty concentrating, and urinary retention.
These are usually not prescription drugs and can be purchased at retailers over-the-counter.
They do, however, have the potential for negative effects if taken with other drugs, so let your doctor know if you are taking more than one medication.
Doxylamine is one of the most powerful OTC sedatives in the U. Many patients taking doxylamine encounter dry mouth, nausea, and drowsiness.
Diphenhydramine was the first antihistamine approved by the FDA (in the 1940s) and is widely used in OTC sleeping pills.
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