Hypnotic Efficacy of Triazolam and Methyprylon in Insomniac In-Patients

  title={Hypnotic Efficacy of Triazolam and Methyprylon in Insomniac In-Patients},
  author={Pavel L. Lomen and Otto I. Linet},
  journal={Journal of International Medical Research},
  pages={55 - 58}
  • P. Lomen, O. Linet
  • Published 1 January 1976
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of International Medical Research
The hypnotic effect of a new triazolobenzodiazepine, triazolam (Halcion ®) 0.5 mg and methyprylon 300 mg was compared in twenty oncologic inpatient volunteers with insomnia using the preference technique. On the first night of the two-night trial, triazolam or methyprylon was given on a double-blind basis and on the second night the patients received the alternate medication. Following each trial night the patients were interviewed in regard to their sleep. Of the seventeen patients who… 
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