[Treatment of insomnia. Pharmacological approaches and their limitations].

  title={[Treatment of insomnia. Pharmacological approaches and their limitations].},
  author={Jean Costentin},
  journal={Bulletin de l'Academie nationale de medecine},
  volume={195 7},
  pages={1583-94; discussion 1594-5}
  • Jean Costentin
  • Published 2011 in Bulletin de l'Academie nationale de medecine
Far more people complain of inadequate sleep than of true insomnia warranting prescription of a hypnotic drug. The number of available hypnotics has fallen markedly in recent years. Numerous brain areas, transmitters and receptors are involved in sleep. Currently, the main hypnotics (benzodiazepine derivatives and the so-called 4Z group. Zolpidem, Zopiclone… CONTINUE READING