Simultaneous use of antidepressant and antihypertensive medications increases likelihood of diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.

@article{Farney2004SimultaneousUO,
  title={Simultaneous use of antidepressant and antihypertensive medications increases likelihood of diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.},
  author={Robert J. Farney and Alejandra Lugo and Robert Leroy Jensen and James M. Walker and Tom V. Cloward},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2004},
  volume={125 4},
  pages={1279-85}
}
BACKGROUND Essential hypertension and symptoms of depression such as unexplained fatigue and tiredness are frequently encountered in primary medical care clinics. Although, exhaustive evaluation rarely detects unsuspected underlying disorders, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is commonly associated with each of these conditions. We tested the hypothesis that therapy with antihypertensive and antidepressant medications predicts the increased likelihood of OSA. METHODS We analyzed the computer… CONTINUE READING

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