This study will test the hypotheses that (1) buspirone in a single dose given at bedtime will reduce the number, frequency and duration of apneas in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and that (2) independent of improvement of OSAS, there will be no worsening of the apneas with buspirone, allowing the safe use of this anxiolytic drug in patients with OSAS when indicated (as for treatment of the anxiety/dyspnea preventing institution of nasal CPAP therapy).

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
Type
General Clinical Research Centers Program (M01)
Project #
3M01RR000096-29S1
Application #
3884903
Study Section
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
29
Fiscal Year
1990
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
New York University
Department
Type
DUNS #
004514360
City
New York
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
10012
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