hypnagogue


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Noun1.hypnagogue - an agent that induces drowsiness or sleep
hypnotic, soporific - a drug that induces sleep
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
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(1) Subjects received insulin therapy in 3 months prior to the study; (2) they had an HbA1c level of more than 75mmol/mol (9.0%); (3) they were currently afflicted with diabetic ketoacidosis or hyperosmolar coma; (4) they were currently afflicted with cardiovascular disease or other serious diseases; (5) they were currently afflicted with hypoglycemia or suspected hypoglycemia; (6) they had a creatinine clearance rate of <45 mL/min; (7) they had impaired liver function (liver enzymes more than twice the upper limit of normal); (8) they were currently receiving any hypnagogue; (9) they should be in poor compliance with diabetes treatment; or (10) they had a history of OSAHS.
The tubers of RC have been employed as analgesic, sedative, and hypnagogue for long times [1, 2], which is a well-known traditional Chinese herbal medicine, Corydalisyanhusuo W.T.