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Sleep Apnea Syndromes (Sleep Apnea) Summary

Description: Disorders characterized by multiple cessations of respirations during sleep that induce partial arousals and interfere with the maintenance of sleep. Sleep apnea syndromes are divided into central (see SLEEP APNEA, CENTRAL), obstructive (see SLEEP APNEA, OBSTRUCTIVE), and mixed central-obstructive types.

Also Known As: Sleep Apnea; Mixed Central and Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Sleep Apnea, Mixed; Sleep Apnea, Mixed Central and Obstructive; Sleep Hypopnea Show All >>

Networked: 2728 relevant articles (165 outcomes, 327 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Sleep Apnea Syndromes

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Oxygen : 13 outcomes 26 studies in 261 results : IBA
  2. SAS : 11 outcomes 47 studies in 354 results : IBA
  3. Insulin (Novolin) : 4 outcomes 9 studies in 47 results : FDA 2
  4. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin) : 4 outcomes in 22 results : IBA
  5. Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 13 results : FDA 409 Generic
  6. Acetazolamide (Diamox) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 18 results : FDA 13 Generic
  7. Carbon Monoxide : 2 outcomes 9 studies in 104 results : IBA
  8. Hormones : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 36 results : IBA
  9. Carbon Dioxide : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 29 results : IBA
  10. Theophylline (Theon) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 23 results : FDA 119 Generic
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Diseases Related to Sleep Apnea Syndromes

  1. Apnea
  2. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  3. Weight Loss (Weight Reduction)
  4. Pain (Aches)
  5. Heart Failure
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Key Therapies for Sleep Apnea Syndromes

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  1. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure : 36 outcomes 56 studies in 400 results
  2. Tonsillectomy : 12 outcomes 5 studies in 89 results
  3. Tracheostomy : 8 outcomes 2 studies in 54 results
  4. Mandibular Advancement : 6 outcomes 9 studies in 53 results
  5. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 5 outcomes 6 studies in 39 results
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