High Incidence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Suburban Dental Practices
...ly in the disease process. Most OSA is undetected until significant negative health effects, like cardiac problems, hypertension and excessive daytime drowsiness
precipitate a physician or dentist visit. This study proved that up to 67% of men and nearly a third of women were in need of a sleep study. Follow-up...
Pay Attention to Signs That Say You're Too Tired to Drive
...n't drive alone. Take along a friend who can split the driving with you. When not driving, the other person can help keep lookout for warning signs of drowsiness
in the driver.
Don't drink alcohol or take medication that could increase sleepiness or hamper your driving ability.
If you do start to feel...
SingaporeMedicine Highlights Singapore's Advanced Pain Management Techniques
...lot better compared to medication that is ingested orally. In addition, patients on the pump usually experience fewer side effects," said Dr Tan. drowsiness
is improved, as is nausea and constipation. Improvement in pain control is also particularly effective with multiple medications aimed at different pa...
Video: CLARITIN Partners with NASCAR Driver Carl Edwards to Educate Motorists on the Importance of Being Clear to Drive(SM)
...erous so I'm participating in the CLARITIN Clear to Drive campaign because I want to make sure people know to check medicine labels for warnings about drowsiness
before getting behind the wheel," said Edwards. "As someone who races cars for a living, I can't risk taking an allergy medicine that might make me dr...
Simpler Sleep Apnea Treatment Seems Effective, Affordable
...which may affect as many as 20 million to 30 million American adults, can cause cardiovascular problems, hypertension and other health issues. Daytime drowsiness
caused by OSA also increases the risk of traffic crashes and workplace accidents.
In a study of almost 200 people with moderate to severe OSA, the ...
Universal vaccination associated with decreased Canadian cases of most deadly strain of meningitis
...nly into a medical emergency that must be treated in hospital with IV antibiotics. Initial symptoms include fever, headache, stiff neck, vomiting, and drowsiness
while in infants it may show as irritability and lethargy. It can cause gangrene leading to amputation of limbs, blindness, deafness, brain damage, an...
Next Generation Waters Successfully Reaches Over 300 Stores!
...ated with typical energy
-- Chill Water -- infused with relaxants; water that provides natural
stress relief without the side effects of drowsiness
-- Thin Water -- infused with appetite suppressants; water that helps to
curb appetite and promote healthy cholesterol and serotonin levels
Claritin(R) Renews Sponsorship With Allergy Sufferer and NASCAR Star Carl Edwards
...sizes the importance of reading medicine labels to check for warnings about drowsiness
before getting behind the wheel of a car.
"We are thrilled to continue...RITIN effectively relieves both indoor and outdoor allergy symptoms without drowsiness
and is safe to take when driving."
For more information on allergies a...
New Year, Old Myths, New Fatalities
...esult, judgment and coordination can be impaired for hours after drinking.
Driving home late at night is especially hazardous because natural drowsiness
is magnified by the depressant action of alcohol. Driving abilities may even be impaired the next day, when any alcohol remaining in the system, or th...
New Resource for No Side Effect Drugs
FDA listed drugs are able to achieve relief without the adverse side effects,
such as increased blood pressure, weight gain and drowsiness
that have become
familiar to so many of us.
While popular drugs can succeed in reducing symptoms, we should not ignore
the fact that Americans...
Drowsiness in Medical Technology
March 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Knee Repair Surgery, Anxiety Disorder and Preventing Blood Clots
... and lorazepam (Ativan). Long-term use of these medications is a concern because they can be habit-forming and cause unsteadiness or balance problems, drowsiness
and reduce muscle coordination. Buspirone (BuSpar) is another medication prescribed for anxiety. It doesn't pose a risk of dependence but takes severa...
Addrenex Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Phase III Clinical Results for Clonicel to Treat ADHD
... have been small and
inconclusive, Khayrallah said. Moreover, clonidine carries bothersome side
effects that have limited its use, including a peak of drowsiness
drug is absorbed and a subsequent rebound of symptoms when drug levels
Addrenex scientists developed Clonicel to reduce these side...
U.S. FDA Approves Requip(R) XL(TM), the First and Only Oral Once-Daily Non-Ergot Dopamine Agonist for Parkinson's Disease
the following problems, or if they drink alcohol or are taking other
medicines that make them drowsy. Side effects may include nausea,
or sleepiness, headache, and sudden uncontrolled
movements (dyskinesia). Increase or decrease in blood pressure and heart
rate may occur. Hallucinatio...
Intermezzo(R) 3.5 mg Achieves Greater Early Bioavailability Than Ambien(R) 10 mg Despite 65% Lower Dose
...is that the most commonly
prescribed bedtime medications are not designed to be taken as needed in
the middle of the night without risking significant drowsiness
following day," said Thomas Roth, Ph.D., Chief of Sleep Medicine, Henry
Ford Hospital Sleep Disorders and Research Center in Detroit and principal...
Alpharma Presents Data Addressing Abuse Liability Features, Safety and Efficacy on ALO-01 (EMBEDA(TM)) (morphine sulfate extended-release with sequestered naltrexone hydrochloride) at the American Pain Society Annual Scientific Session
...n adverse events during treatment
were euphoria (28.1 percent and 56.3 percent), pruritus or itching (28.1
percent and 53.1 percent) and somnolence or drowsiness
(43.8 percent and
34.4 percent) for ALO-01 whole and morphine sulfate solution, respectively.
The second study, a randomized, double-blind, crossove...
Thalidomide Pharmion(R) Receives Positive Opinion for Treatment of First-line Multiple Myeloma from European Medicines Agency
...solve slowly or not at all. Thalidomide frequently
causes drowsiness, somnolence and sedation. Patients should be instructed
to avoid situations where drowsiness
may be a problem.
About Multiple Myeloma
Multiple myeloma (also known as myeloma or plasma cell myeloma) is a
cancer of the blood in which maligna...
Once Daily, Extended-Release Ropinirole Improves Parkinson's
Symptoms in Patients not Optimally Controlled With Levodopa
...ality. Hallucinations may occur at anytime during
treatment. REQUIP may potentiate the side effects of L-dopa. Side
effects include nausea, dizziness, drowsiness
headache, and dyskinesia (uncontrolled movements). Most patients
were not bothered enough to stop taking REQUIP. This is not a
Cephalon Presents Positive Results for Fentora in Breakthrough Pain
Associated with Neuropathic Conditions
abnormalities (8 percent). The most common side effects included
nausea (13 percent), dizziness (13 percent), drowsiness
and vomiting (5 percent). Of the 102 patients included in the safety
evaluation, 12 withdrew from the study due...
Neurogen Proprietary Insomnia Compound Data Presented at Associated
Professional Sleep Societies Annual Meeting
...female). Repeated daily dosing of NG2-73 did not
result in accumulation and NG2-73 exhibited linear
pharmacokinetics. The ability of NG2-73 to produce drowsiness
sleepiness was confirmed by the sedation assessment scores on the
Stanford Sleepiness Scale and Visual Analog Scale in the multiple
Drowsiness in Medical Dictionary
Somnolence. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Drowsiness
) ... Somnolence (or " drowsiness
") is a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep, ... List of 997 disease causes of Drowsiness
, patient stories, diagnostic guides, medical books excerpts on...
...ld can be altered by fatigue, malnutrition, lack of sleep or ... This is actually a simple partial seizure . ... After the seizure , there is drowsiness
or confusion. ... The child or parent may then realize a seizure is coming. ... Petit mal seizure : staring spells happen ... Seizures can...
...s of Lethargy with diagnosis analysis, related symptoms, patient stories, ... Lethargy in common usage may mean many things, including fatigue, drowsiness
... Definition of lethargy from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games. ...
Drowsiness in Biological News
Your brain on -- and off -- caffeine
...produces changes in cerebral blood flow velocity and quantitative EEG that are likely related to the classic caffeine withdrawal symptoms of headache, drowsiness
and decreased alertness. More specifically, acute caffeine abstinence increased brain blood flow, an effect that may account for commonly reported wit...
'Green' potato health risk can be eliminated by cutting away affected area
...al disorders. Mild symptoms can include headaches, dizziness, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. Other symptoms can include restlessness, drowsiness
and mental confusion, trembling and hallucination but because the symptoms are common to a whole host of other ailments, mistaken diagnoses can occur....
Scientists tackle mystery mountain illness
...ut their consent.
HAPE is the most common form of altitude sickness and can kill within hours if untreated. As the illness progresses, it can cause drowsiness
and lack of coordination, leading to a coma and death. As cases are not registered, nobody knows exactly how many people have died as a result of the ...
Drowsiness in Biological Technology
Actress and Mom Lori Loughlin Raises Awareness About the Potential Dangers of Drowsy Driving During Allergy Season
...Drive" Campaign Urges Allergy Sufferers to Check Medicine Labels for drowsiness
Warnings Before Getting Behind the Wheel
KENILWORTH, N.J., May 6 /PRNewsw...om, recognizes the
importance of reading medicine labels for warnings about drowsiness
she gets behind the wheel," said TJ Higgins, Group Vice President,
Data from Two Pivotal Trials of AMRIX, a New Once-Daily Extended-Release Muscle Relaxant, Presented at the American Academy of Pain Medicine Meeting
...ower back and neck pain.
In addition, less daytime drowsiness
was observed with AMRIX compared to
CIR, although ...at day four.
In a scale of Patient-Rated Daytime drowsiness
at day four, more
patients in the AMRIX groups (15..., and 30 mg, 42.1 percent)
had "no to very little" drowsiness
compared with the CIR group (28.8
percent). As exp...
Time For the Trucking and Heavy Machinery Industries to Wake Up!
... obesity in this workforce has contributed
to a growing epidemic of chronic drowsiness
and fatigue. In a recent study published in Sleep Diagnosis and Therapy (A...sure (CPAP) treatment. "Loud snoring during sleep combined with daytime drowsiness
indicator of those who may have undiagnosed OSA," stated Dr. Westbroo...
Drowsiness in Biological Definition
...the central nervous system, especially the brain and those parts concerned in consciousness. Both heart-beat and respiration-number become diminished, drowsiness
supervenes, becoming steadily deeper until it passes into the sleep of death. Occasionally, however, convulsions may set in towards the end, and a dea...