Variable Details

Available Studies

ROS, MAP, MARS, Clinical Core, LATC

Scaled? 

Not Scaled

Variable Type 

Longitudinal

Variable Name 

insomnia_rx

Categories

Medications

Insomnia medications
Insomnia medication usage in last 2 weeks

Value Coding
0 (no) if participant was not taking an insomnia medication at this visit
1 (yes) if participant was taking an insomnia medication at this visit

Participants supplied all medications prescribed by a doctor, vitamins, supplements, and over-the-counter remedies and medicines taken in the 2 weeks prior to the evaluation. Direct visual inspection of all containers of prescription and over-the-counter agents allowed for medication documentation. Medications were subsequently coded using the Medi-Span Drug Data Base system.

Medications include:

TYLENOL PM       TEMAZEPAM         RESTORIL 
ACETAMIN PM      ZOLPIDEM          EXCEDRIN PM
FLURAZEPAM       NON-ASA PM        TRIAZOLAM
SONATA           PHENOBARB         PROSOM   
UNISOM           PAIN RELIEVE      SIMPLY SLEEP 
DALMANE          DOXYLAM SUC       NON-ASPIRIN  
UNISOM SLEEP     WAL-SOM

Medi-Span. Master Drug Data Base Documentation Manual. Indianapolis, IN: Medi-Span, 1995.