Antidepressant med may double as sleep apnoea treatment

An antidepressant can work as a treatment for sleep apnea | The latest news for doctors, nurses and pharmacists | Respirology

The antidepressant reboxetine is showing therapeutic potential in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), with a recent study showing that the drug helps reduce the severity of the disease. “Recent research has found that the combination of the drugs reboxetine and oxybutynin, both previously used for unrelated conditions, could be an effective treatment for OSA, …

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