The effect of niaprazine on some common sleep disorders in children

@article{Ottaviano2004TheEO,
  title={The effect of niaprazine on some common sleep disorders in children},
  author={Salvatore Ottaviano and Flavia Giannotti and Flavia Cortesi},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2004},
  volume={7},
  pages={332-335}
}
A placebo-controlled double-blind clinical trial on the effect of niaprazine on children with some common sleep disorders was carried out. Niaprazine at a daily dosage of 1 mg/kg body weight or placebo at random was administered to a selected group of 36 children (aged from 6 months to 6 years) suffering from frequent nighttime waking or inability to fall asleep. The effect of niaprazine (or placebo) on sleep disorders was studied by means of continuous home-videorecorded sleep before and after… 
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