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Medication Causes of Nightmares

Aka: Medication Causes of Nightmares, Nightmares Due to Medications
  1. Causes: Altered CNS Neurotransmitters
    1. Antidepressant Medications
      1. Tricyclic Antidepressants
      2. Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
      3. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI)
    2. Centrally acting Antihypertensive Medications
      1. Beta Blockers
      2. Rauwolfia alkaloids
      3. Alpha Adrenergic Agonists (e.g. Clonidine)
    3. Antiparkinsonian Medications
      1. Levodopa
      2. Selegiline
  2. Causes: Chemical Dependency: Drug Withdrawal
    1. Alcohol Abuse with withdrawal
    2. Barbiturate Abuse with withdrawal
    3. Benzodiazepine Abuse with withdrawal
  3. Causes: Miscellaneous medications
    1. Flutamide
    2. Procarbazine
    3. Ketamine
    4. Short-acting Barbiturates
  4. References
    1. Pagel (2000) Am Fam Physician 61(7):2037-42 [PubMed]

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