44. Pharmacological Treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. David W. Hudgel

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch44

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Hudgel, D. W. (2005) Pharmacological Treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch44

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • pharmacological therapy and SDB;
  • Supplemental low-flow nasal oxygen administration;
  • inflammatory mediator inhibitors


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Supplemental Oxygen

  • Supplemental Carbon Dioxide Inhalation

  • Supplemental Female Sex Hormone Replacement

  • Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) and Non-RCTs of Specific Agents

  • Other Pharmacological Agents

  • Inflammatory Mediator Inhibitors

  • Practical Considerations: The Need for Accurate Diagnosis

  • Summary

  • References