The Potential for Somnambulism Associated with Gabapentin

@inproceedings{Scarff2016ThePF,
  title={The Potential for Somnambulism Associated with Gabapentin},
  author={Jonathan R. Scarff},
  year={2016}
}
Somnambulism, or sleepwalking, is a parasomnia occurring during Non-Rapid Eye Movement (NREM) sleep. It is defined as complex behaviors during slow-wave (or deep) sleep, with the person often having no recollection of these events upon waking.1 It is associated with several medications, including sedative-hypnotics, antipsychotics, antidepressants, lithium, stimulants, antihistamines, and anticonvulsants.2-9 Other risk factors include a history of sleepwalking in a first-degree relative, sleep… CONTINUE READING

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