14. Medications that Can Cause Insomnia

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Carolyn H. Welsh and
  2. Randolph V. Fugit

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch14

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Welsh, C. H. and Fugit, R. V. (2005) Medications that Can Cause Insomnia, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch14

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • symptoms of insomnia;
  • psychiatric medications;
  • infectious disease medications


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Central Nervous System Stimulants

  • Tobacco, Nicotine, and Caffeine

  • Psychiatric Medications

  • Respiratory Medications

  • Cardiac Medications and Insomnia

  • Infectious Disease Medications

  • Neurological Medications and Insomnia

  • Endocrine Therapy and Insomnia

  • Antineoplastic Drugs

  • Alternative Medications

  • Medication Withdrawal

  • Miscellaneous Drugs that Cause Insomnia

  • References

  • Additional Reading