Popular Sedation Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Antihistamines 119
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HYDROXYZINE is an antihistamine. This medicine is used to treat allergy symptoms. It is also used to treat anxiety and tension. This medicine can be used with other medicines to induce sleep before surgery.
Antihistamines 8
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PROMETHAZINE is an antihistamine. It is used to treat allergic reactions and to treat or prevent nausea and vomiting from illness or motion sickness. It is also used to make you sleep before surgery, and to help treat pain or nausea after surgery.
Antihistamines 8
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PROMETHAZINE is an antihistamine. It is used to treat allergic reactions and to treat or prevent nausea and vomiting from illness or motion sickness. It is also used to make you sleep before surgery, and to help treat pain or nausea after surgery.
Antihistamines 13
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HYDROXYZINE is an antihistamine. This medicine is used to treat allergy symptoms. It is also used to treat anxiety and tension. This medicine can be used with other medicines to induce sleep before surgery.
Barbiturates 17
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Phenobarbital (Luminal) is a moderately priced drug used to help you sleep or control seizures. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic phenobarbital is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Benzodiazepines 109
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MIDAZOLAM is a benzodiazepine. It is used to cause relaxation or sleep before surgery and to block memory of the procedure.
Barbiturates 126
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BUTABARBITAL is a barbiturate. It is used to help you relax for sleep.
GABA Agonists 9
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Etomidate is an anesthetic. It is used to produce sleep before surgery.
GABA Agonists 13
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PROPOFOL is an anesthetic. It is used to produce relaxation and sleep before or during surgery. It is also used in patients on a ventilator.
Barbiturates 975
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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