Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
Antidepressant medicines are often prescribed for people
insomnia. Best results are seen in people who also
have depression. Doctors often prescribe low doses of
certain antidepressants in an attempt to facilitate sleep, even though the
medicines have not been well studied for insomnia.
the antidepressants that might be prescribed for insomnia are amitriptyline and
The side effects of these medicines, which may include
sexual dysfunction, weight gain, dry mouth and throat, racing pulse, confusion,
and disturbed dreams, must be weighed against their potential benefits.
FDA advisories. The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has issued:
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine Specialist Medical Reviewer Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry
Current as ofMay 3, 2017
Current as of:
May 3, 2017
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry
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Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
With myCHP, you can request appointments, review test results, and more.
For questions about a hospital bill call:
To pay your bill online, please visit UPMC's online bill payment system.
Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to make a donation online.