Newer hypnotic drugs for the short-term management of insomnia: a systematic review and economic evaluation.

@article{Dndar2004NewerHD,
  title={Newer hypnotic drugs for the short-term management of insomnia: a systematic review and economic evaluation.},
  author={Yenal D{\"u}ndar and Anne Boland and Judith Strobl and Susan Dodd and Alan Haycox and A. Bagust and Janet Bogg and Rumona Dickson and Tom J Walley},
  journal={Health technology assessment},
  year={2004},
  volume={8 24},
  pages={iii-x, 1-125}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the clinical and cost-effectiveness of zaleplon, zolpidem and zopiclone (Z-drugs) compared with benzodiazepines. DATA SOURCES Electronic databases, reference lists of retrieved articles and pharmaceutical company submissions. REVIEW METHODS Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) that compared either benzodiazepines to the Z-drugs or any two of the non-benzodiazepine drugs in patients with insomnia were included in the review. Data on the following outcome measures were… CONTINUE READING