drowsiness Archive

Klonopin Quick Facts

Klonopin belongs to the benzodiazepine family of pharmaceuticals (other examples include Xanax, Rohypnol, and Valium, to name a few). Klonopin works as an anxiolytic (antianxiety) drug, typically used in the treatment of anxiety and panic disorders.

Buspar Quick Facts

Buspar is a antianxiety drug used to treat Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

Generic Name: Buspirone

Zopiclone Quick Facts

Zopiclone is a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic typically used to treat insomnia. It is a controlled substance.

Melatonin Quick Facts

Melatonin is a neurotransmitter which regulates one’s sleep cycle.

Ambien Quick Facts

Ambien is a powerful prescription sleep medication, in addition to being classified as a controlled substance in the United States. It is used to treat insomnia and poor sleep quality, usually prescribed by a psychiatrist as opposed to a primary care or family physician. It falls under the drug category of sedative-hypnotics and functions as a CNS depressant, working by slowing activity in the brain.

Seroquel Quick Facts

Seroquel is an atypical antipsychotic, with FDA approval for use in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Ativan Quick Facts

Ativan is used for the short-term treatment of anxiety, insomnia, acute seizures including status epilepticus and sedation of hospitalised patients, as well as sedation of aggressive patients.