What is the role of pharmacologic therapy in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Himanshu Wickramasinghe, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Pharmacologic therapy is not part of primary treatment. No clinically useful drug therapy is currently available, except in certain cases of excessive sleepiness remaining after apparently successful treatment.


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