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Zolpidem-Related ER Visits Have Increased Sharply - Huffington Post

6/13/2014
02:42 | Author: Emma Coleman

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Zolpidem-Related ER Visits Have Increased Sharply - Huffington Post

The number of people seeking emergency medical treatment for the adverse effects of sleep medications containing zolpidem has risen.

The analysis found women were significantly more likely to seek emergency treatment for problems with zolpidem than men:

There's more news about complications that can arise from prescription sleep medication: Side effects from a common prescription sleep aid are sending increasing numbers of people to emergency departments.

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ER visits tied to Ambien, other insomnia drugs up 220 in recent

4/12/2014
12:44 | Author: Lauren Ross

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ER visits tied to Ambien, other insomnia drugs up 220 in recent

The number of emergency room visits linked to zolpidem -- the active ingredient in New report reveals dangerous side effects of Ambien.

In 2005, 6,111 visits were due to the sleep aid medication, a new government report found. That number rose to 19.487 visits in 2010. Seventy-four percent of the patients were 45 or older, the report issued by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on Wednesday, said.

Zolpidem is an Food and Drug Administration-approved medication used to treat short-term insomnia. The FDA began seeing increasing reports of adverse reactions.

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