Tpharm.info


Side effects of insomnia medication





The Risks of Taking Sleeping Pills - Everyday Health

8/7/2014
03:29 | Author: Brandon Powell

Side effects of insomnia medication
The Risks of Taking Sleeping Pills - Everyday Health

Many drugs are available to treat insomnia, but their side effects can be risky. Find out about the dangers of sleeping pills.

RELATED: 8 Natural Ways to Treat Chronic Poor Sleep Drowsy Driving.

2014 Everyday Health Media, LLC.

Not a member? Register now!

Everyday Solutions are created by Everyday Health on behalf of our sponsors. View all. Connect.

Common Conditions.

Find & Review Drugs Popular Topics Popular Topics.

Personalized tips and information to get and stay healthier every day. Sign Up Now! Manage your subscriptions Inside Everyday Health.

Monday, March 24, 2014.

New data has revealed that people who take certain forms of the sleeping pill zolpidem (Ambien) may still have enough of the drug in their bodies in the morning to impair activities like driving.

Comments (1)Read more



Sonata (zaleplon) Uses, Dosage, Side Effects

6/6/2014
05:18 | Author: David Perry

Side effects of insomnia medication
Sonata (zaleplon) Uses, Dosage, Side Effects

Sonata is a sedative that causes relaxation and is used to treat insomnia. Learn about side effects, interactions and indications.

Sonata is for short-term use only. Do not take it for longer than 2 weeks without your doctor's advice.

Overdose symptoms may include severe drowsiness, confusion, loss of coordination, limp muscles, weak or shallow breathing, fainting.

Usual Geriatric Dose for Insomnia:

To make sure zaleplon is safe for you, l your doctor if you have:

FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether zaleplon will harm an unborn baby. l your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.

You may have withdrawal symptoms if you stop taking this medication after taking it over several days in a row.

Comments (2)Read more

DORA-22 Sleeping pill that promises no side effects and targets

4/5/2014
07:27 | Author: Nick Jenkins

Side effects of insomnia medication
DORA-22 Sleeping pill that promises no side effects and targets

A pill which promises a good night's sleep without side-effects could be on its way. It and similar drugs could 'usher in a new era for insomnia.

By Fiona Macrae for the Daily Mail.

Copy link to paste in your message.

Share what you think.

However, another drug in the same family has been tested on people and is very close to the market.

DORA-22 is only being used in lab tests at the moment.

Similarly, monkeys given the other pills suffered problems with memory and alertness.

An accompanying article, also in the journal Science Translational Medicine, says that such tablets could usher in a new era for insomnia treatment.

Good morning: The drug, which has already been successfully tested on animals, could allow people to sleep soundly at night and wake up without the groggy feeling that blights many other tablets (file picture).

Published by Associated Newspapers Ltd.

He added that the real challenge will be to find a pill that gets to the root cause of insomnia, rather than merely being a quick fix.

Insomnia: Some 15million prescriptions for sleeping pills are written out each year (file picture).

The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline.

It and similar drugs could ‘usher in a new era for insomnia treatment’ the journal Science Translational Medicine reports.

Soundly sleeping: Billed as ¿a good night¿s sleep without the side-effects¿, the tablet, which is known only as DORA-22, works in a different way to the existing pills taken by millions of Britons (file picture).

In contrast, DORA-22 works on orexin, a brain compound that helps keep us awake.

A pill which promises a good night’s sleep without side-effects could be on its way.

Most of the £50million a year spent by the NHS on sleeping pills, or hypnotics, as they are known to doctors, goes on drugs that target a calming brain chemical called GABA.

He adds that only time will l if DORA-22, and similar drugs, are ‘the perfect hypnotics’

Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group.

However, DORA-22 was free of those problems and did not impact on reaction times, even when given at extremely high doses.

The pharmaceutical giant, Merck, which is developing the drug, said that the tests mimicked a situation in which someone would wake up shortly after taking a sleeping pill.

Comments (3)Read more

Diphenhydramine for Insomnia Treatment

2/4/2014
09:56 | Author: Emma Coleman

Side effects of insomnia medication
Diphenhydramine for Insomnia Treatment

Learn what diphenhydramine is, including its use in the treatment of Some side effects that may commonly occur with diphenhydramine.

With the use of any drug, there are also risks of serious side effects. These occur more rarely. When using diphenhydramine, these may include:

Your entry must be less than 300 characters. 300 -character limit.

We deliver. Get the best of About Health in your inbox.

The over-the-counter medication diphenhydramine is found in many sleeping pills intended for insomnia treatment.

Comments (4)Read more