Updated 17 April 2015

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Two commonly prescribed drugs may be the cause of your insomnia.

Alpha-blockers (e.g. tamsulosin used for treating prostate conditions) and beta-blockers (e.g. atenolol used for blood pressure) may be the reason you’re losing sleep. Adjusting the dose or even changing to another drug may solve the problem. 

Visit our Sleep Centre for more on managing your insomnia.


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