Gabapentin acutely increases the apnea-hypopnea index in older men: data from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.

Abstract

Although drugs with sedative properties may increase the risk of airway collapse during sleep, their acute effects on the apnea-hypopnea index in older adults are under-reported. We investigated the acute effects of gabapentin (GABA) on sleep breathing in older men without sleep apnea. A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled cross-over pilot study… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jsr.12495

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@article{Piovezan2017GabapentinAI, title={Gabapentin acutely increases the apnea-hypopnea index in older men: data from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.}, author={Ronaldo D Piovezan and Camila Kase and Renato Moizinho and Sergio Brasil Tufik and Dalva Lucia Rollemberg Poyares}, journal={Journal of sleep research}, year={2017}, volume={26 2}, pages={166-170} }