publication . Article . 1982

Evaluation of flurazepam and placebo on sleep disorders in childhood

Rubens Reimão; Antonio B. Lefèvre;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 1982 Journal: Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria, volume 40, pages 1-13 (eissn: 0004-282X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: FapUNIFESP (SciELO)
Abstract
The clinically observed results in 40 patients, from 1 to 15 years old, presenting sleep disturbances, in a comparative and statistically approached study of flurazepam 15mg daily against placebo, are reported. Placebo was administered, followed by the drug, during 14 days each. The chief complaints were sleepwalking, sleep-talking, sleep terror, sleep-related bruxism, sleep-related headbanging, insomnia and excessive movements during sleep. A significant effect of flurazepam on sleepwalking, sleep-talking, bruxism, sleep terror and excessive movement during sleep, was observed. The insomniac and headbanging patients were not enough for statistical analysis. Flu...
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free text keywords: Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry, RC321-571, Insomnia, medicine.symptom, medicine, Sleepwalking, medicine.disease, Sleep terror, Placebo, Psychology, Irritability, Anesthesia, Flurazepam, medicine.drug, Nausea, Vomiting
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