Prescribed Sleep Aids

Medications That Are Prescribed For Insomnia

In this video, author and mental health educator Douglas Bloch provides an overview of the four classes of mediations that are used to help those of us who ...

Prescription sleeping pills: What's right for you? - Mayo ...

Examples include: Amitriptyline Mirtazapine (Remeron) Trazodone

Sleep 101: A Quick Guide to Common Prescription Sleep Aids ...

The most commonly prescribed antidepressant for sleep is Trazadone. Other medications include Doxepine and Amitriptyline. Melatonin. Discovered in the 1950s and first explored as a prescription sleep aid in the 1990s, melatonin is a hormone that regulates your circadian cycle of sleep and wakefulness. Levels of melatonin naturally rise at night, making you feel sleepier.

Common Sleeping Pills: 9 Medications That Can Help You Sleep

Antidepressants : Some antidepressant drugs, such as trazodone ( Desyrel ), are very good at treating sleeplessness and... Benzodiazepines: These older sleeping pills -- emazepam ( Restoril ), triazolam ( Halcion ), and others -- may be useful... Doxepine ( Silenor ): This sleep drug is approved ...