News tagged with zolpidem
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new, lower-dose labeling for the popular sleep drug Ambien (zolpidem) in an effort to cut down on daytime drowsiness that could be a hazard ...
Medications May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—There has been a dramatic increase in the number of emergency-room visits related to sleep medications such as Ambien, according to a new U.S. study.
Medications May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers discover sleep mechanism critical to memory consolidation and find that Ambien enhances the process
(Medical Xpress)—A team of sleep researchers led by UC Riverside psychologist Sara C. Mednick has confirmed the mechanism that enables the brain to consolidate memory and found that a commonly prescribed ...
Neuroscience Mar 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (13) | 7 |
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it is asking manufacturers of sleep medications containing zolpidem—including Ambien—to lower the recommended doses and to provide ...
Medications Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A drug commonly prescribed to help patients sleep in hospitals has been associated with an increased risk of falls, according to a study published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine.
Health Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obesity appears to significantly increase the risk of death tied to sleeping pills, nearly doubling the rate of mortality even among those prescribed 18 or fewer pills in a year, researchers reported Friday.
Sleep apnea Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
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 ...
Health Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
The US Food and Drug Administration, for the first time, approved Wednesday medication specifically designed for those who wake up in the middle of the night and cannot fall back to sleep.
Medications Nov 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1