Antihistamines, like some allergy medicines, are known to have sedative effects.When the dose is increased ( Interfering with serotonin may also cause drowsiness, so some sedation is also seen at higher doses.
Between a third and half of all Americans have insomnia and complain of poor sleep. If so, you may be considering taking a sleeping pill.
Halcion is an older benzodiazepine sedative-hypnotic medicine that has largely been replaced by newer medicines.
Second-generation antipsychotic agents, used for the treatment of schizophrenia and major depressive disorder (MDD), are associated with varying degrees of activating or sedating adverse effects (AEs), with some agents having both properties.
Similar findings were seen with agents indicated for the treatment of MDD.
These adverse effects can be a major obstacle to treatment, therefore knowing the differences in tolerability profiles among these agents may help with selecting optimal therapy.