Table 3: Miscellaneous sleep medication characteristics.

GenericHalf lifeExcretionPregnancy and lactationInteractions with food, herbs, smoking

Gabapentin5–7 hRenalPregnancy class C
Enters breast milk
GHB30–60 minn/aPregnancy class B
breast milk: unknown
High-fat meals decrease peak serum level
Pramipexole8.5 hRenalPregnancy class C
breast milk: unknown
Ropinirole6 hHepaticPregnancy class C
breast milk: unknown