News tagged with hypnotics

After hip-replacement surgery, medication use decreases

A new study, published November 15, in the journal Pain provides information on the trajectories of prescription drug use before and after hip-replacement surgery—total hip arthroplasty (THA), one of the most common types ...

Dec 01, 2015
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Some reasons why you should avoid sleeping pills

We've known for a long time that hypnotic drugs are not good to take for more than one to three weeks because they are habit-forming and increase the risk of accidents. And there's now a growing body of evidence that shows ...

Jan 28, 2014
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Study finds higher death risk with sleeping pills

People are relying on sleeping pills more than ever to get a good night's rest, but a new study by Scripps Clinic researchers links the medications to a 4.6 times higher risk of death and a significant increase in cancer ...

Feb 27, 2012
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