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The Big Sleep - The New Yorker

12/20/2014
04:14 | Author: Emma Coleman

Sleep medication zolpidem
The Big Sleep - The New Yorker

Zolpidem was the cheap drug that suvorexant had to take on, if not unseat, in order to succeed in the sleep-medication market. In addition.

If the Merck scientists succeeded at the F.D.A., they would be the first to bring an orexin-related drug to market. “It’s an amazing achievement,” Richard Hargreaves, the fourth colleague at the Hilton, said. “Everyone should be really proud.” But, he added, “my worry is that a new mechanism is being evaluated on the science of an old mechanism.”

Ambien, which is now available generically as zolpidem, is one of America’s most popular drugs, and it played a role—silent or spoken—in many conversations that I had heard on visits to the Merck offices.

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Commonly Prescribed Sleeping Aid Linked To Doubling of - Forbes

10/19/2014
02:32 | Author: Emma Coleman

Sleep medication zolpidem
Commonly Prescribed Sleeping Aid Linked To Doubling of - Forbes

The report, “Emergency Department Visits Attributed to Overmedication That Involved the Insomnia Medication Zolpidem”, is based on findings.

The FDA is particularly concerned about the phenomenon known as “next morning impairment,” whereby drug levels could remain elevated for persons who must perform tasks such as driving which require a high level of alertness. It seems that women are more susceptible to this phenomenon as their blood levels generally tend to remain higher compared to men. Reducing the dose may help improve alertness for patients who use these these medications. The SAMHSA Details.

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Emergency visits related to sleep drug zolpidem rising - USA Today

8/18/2014
12:02 | Author: David Perry

Sleep medication zolpidem
Emergency visits related to sleep drug zolpidem rising - USA Today

The number of emergency room visits involving adverse reactions to the sleep drug zolpidem -- the active ingredient in Ambien and other sleep.

Adverse reactions to zolpidem, the ingredient in Ambien and other sleep drugs, are rising.

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Zolpidem, the active ingredient in Ambien, Ambien CR, Edluar and Zolpimist, is FDA-approved for the short-term treatment of insomnia.

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