This drug is used to treat occasional sleepiness and reduce the difficulty when one is trying to fall asleep. The generic name for Unisom is Doxylamine.

How it works

Doxylamine is an antihistamine. Antihistamines are drugs that oppose the activity of histamine receptors in your body.

Doxylamine works by depressing your central nervous system to produce drowsiness. The brain cells that are concerned

Sominex tablets are tablets that are used to aid sleep for temporary relief.

How it works

Sominex is a diphenhydramine-based sleep aid. Diphenhydramine hydrochloride is an antihistamine drug, which has sedative effects. It reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body.

One single oral dose of this medication is quickly absorbed, with maximum activity occurring within an hour. This

This medication is used to treat insomnia problems, such as difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. The generic name for this is temazepam.

How it works

Restoril is a benzodiazepine. Temazepam is a medication that belongs to the class of drugs called sedative-hypnotics. Sedative-hypnotics are drugs that act on the brain by affecting the GABA. It does this by increasing

This is a medication used to promote wakefulness. It treats excessive sleepiness.

How it works

Modafinil is thought to work by altering several chemicals in our brain, stimulating wakefulness. This is an agent for oral admission and is a racemic compound.

The drug act as a selective weak, atypical dopamine reuptake inhibitor. DRIs block the action of dopamine transporters. Modafinil is

This medication is used to reduce extreme sleepiness due to several sleeping disorders. Its generic name is Armodafinil.

How it works

Armodafinil is thought to work by affecting certain substances in the brain that controls the sleeping and waking cycle. This is currently approved to treat excessive daytime sleepiness associated with several sleeping disorders.

Armodafinil has properties similar to that of

Lunesta is a medication mainly used to treat several sleeping problems. It is more commonly known as sleep medicine. Its generic name is Eszopiclone.

How it works

This is called a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic. It is a common sedative. It belongs to a class of drugs called the cyclopyrrolones.

Lunesta is mainly used in the treatment of insomnia where you find it difficult to

Imovane is a drug that helps you and relieves you from sleep disturbances.

How it works

Imovane (Zopiclone) is a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic agent that is commonly used to treat insomnia. It is a cyclopyrrolone. Zopiclone belongs to the group of medicines called the Central Nervous System depressants.

The properties of Imovane include inducing anxiolytic, hypnotic, anticonvulsant and myorelaxant properties.


This medication

Ambien belongs to a class of drugs that are known as imidazopyridine. It is a GABA A agonist and is mainly made up of zolpidem tartrate. Ambien can be consumed in strengths of 5mg and 10mg.

How It Works

The purpose of neurotransmitters in the brain is to send messages from one nerve cell to another. One of these neurotransmitters is