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Sleep Deprivation Summary

Description: The state of being deprived of sleep under experimental conditions, due to life events, or from a wide variety of pathophysiologic causes such as medication effect, chronic illness, psychiatric illness, or sleep disorder.

Also Known As: Deprivation, REM Sleep; Deprivation, Sleep; Deprivations, REM Sleep; Deprivations, Sleep; Fragmentation, Sleep Show All >>

Networked: 2010 relevant articles (86 outcomes, 309 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Sleep Deprivation

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Caffeine (No Doz) : 8 outcomes 22 studies in 98 results : FDA 88 Generic
  2. modafinil (armodafinil) : 6 outcomes 8 studies in 61 results : FDA 10
  3. Melatonin : 4 outcomes 11 studies in 84 results : IBA
  4. Lithium : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 35 results : IBA
  5. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 36 results : IBA
  6. Creatine : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 6 results : IBA
  7. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol) : 2 outcomes 14 studies in 85 results : FDA 176 Generic
  8. Glucose (Dextrose) : 2 outcomes 13 studies in 52 results : FDA 175 Generic
  9. Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 25 results : FDA 38 Generic
  10. Clomipramine (Anafranil) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 17 results : FDA 9 Generic
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Diseases Related to Sleep Deprivation

  1. Mood Disorders (Mood Disorder)
  2. Bipolar Disorder (Mania)
  3. Major Depressive Disorder (Major Depressive Disorders)
  4. Anoxia (Hypoxia)
  5. Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
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Key Therapies for Sleep Deprivation

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  1. Phototherapy (Light Therapy) : 11 outcomes 10 studies in 74 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 15 results
  3. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure : 1 outcome 4 studies in 12 results
  4. Chronotherapy : 1 outcome 2 studies in 10 results
  5. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 8 results
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