News tagged with insomnia drug
An independent panel of experts on Wednesday recommended US approval of a new Merck sleeping pill called suvorexant, but expressed concerns over the highest dosage and risks of drowsy daytime driving.
Medications 16 hours ago | not rated yet | 0
An experimental sleeping pill from US drug company Merck is effective at helping people fall and stay asleep, according to reviewers at the US Food and Drug Administration, which could soon approve the new drug.
Medications May 21, 2013 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
Federal health regulators say an experimental insomnia drug from Merck can help patients fall asleep, but it also carries worrisome side effects, including daytime drowsiness and suicidal thinking.
Medications May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Drinking one energy drink has no effect whatsoever on the cognitive performance of secondary school pupils. This is the conclusion reached by University of Twente psychologist Pascal Wilhelm (department of Instructional Technology) ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 10, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A new drug may bring help for people with insomnia, according to a study published in the November 28, 2012, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Neuroscience Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP)—Drugmaker Merck & Co. says the Food and Drug Administration is reviewing its experimental insomnia medication, suvorexant (SOO'vor-eks-ant).
Medications Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Insomnia and sleep apnoea are turning us into major health service consumers, causing us to be less productive at work, and may even lead to serious accidents.
Health Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Teva Pharmaceuticals has stopped shipping its generic version of a popular antidepressant off the market after a U.S. government analysis showed the pill does not work properly.
Medications Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Drugs prescribed to treat anxiety, depression and insomnia may increase patients' risk of being involved in motor vehicle accidents, according to a recent study, published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Based ...
Medications Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay) -- Marqibo (vincristine sulfate liposome injection) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with a rare form of blood and bone marrow cancer, Philadelphia chromosome negative ...
Cancer Aug 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Marqibo (vincristine sulfate liposome injection) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with Philadelphia chromosome negative acute lymphoblastic leukemia ...
Medications Aug 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- About 10 percent of fibromyalgia patients use marijuana to relieve symptoms such as pain, fatigue and insomnia, a new study has found.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
(HealthDay) -- The Neupro (rotigotine) transdermal system has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat advanced Parkinson's disease and moderate-to-severe restless leg syndrome, the Belgian drug maker ...
Medications Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Paper highlights need to identify and treat insomnia early to reduce risk of developing other illnesses
Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder, but despite advances in diagnosis and management it often goes unrecognised and untreated. Left untreated, insomnia increases the risk of developing other illnesses including depression, ...
Health Jan 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Doctors sometimes call the anesthesia drug by its nickname - milk of amnesia. Patients are calling it the "Michael Jackson drug."
Medications Oct 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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