The difference between them is really blurred." "Under some circumstances, the nonsedating formulas do cause sedation and in some cases, these sedating formulas do not," he tells Web MD.
A nurse, doctor, or dentist, will give you conscious sedation in the hospital or outpatient clinic." April 25, 2003 -- Timely research for the start of hay fever season: Despite their higher cost, the newer, so-called "second generation" of more expensive "nonsedating" prescription antihistamines may be no more effective at preventing fatigue and memory lapses than older over-the-counter formulas such as Benadryl.So concludes a new study published in the current issue of Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in which researchers compared 18 previous trials investigating antihistamine-caused sedation levels in 1,500 people between ages 8 and 81.What’s more, it can be very difficult to get off anxiety medications without difficult withdrawals, including rebound anxiety that can be worse than your original problem. Even when anxiety relief comes with side effects and dangers, that can still sound like a fair trade when panic and fear are ruling your life.The bottom line is that there’s a time and place for anxiety medication.