Comparative effects of H2-receptor antagonists on subjective and objective assessments of sleep.

@article{Orr1994ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative effects of H2-receptor antagonists on subjective and objective assessments of sleep.},
  author={William C. Orr and John C. Duke and N K Imes and Mark H. Mellow},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={1994},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={203-7}
}
BACKGROUND Clinically, it is common for patients to experience drowsiness in association with consumption of H1-receptor antagonists. Reported side-effects with H2-receptor antagonists include insomnia and somnolence. The present study was designed to assess and compare the effects of three H2-receptor antagonists (cimetidine, famotidine, and ranitidine) on nocturnal and daytime sleepiness. METHODS This is a double-blind crossover study on 12 normal volunteers. Subjects were studied under… CONTINUE READING
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