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Sleeping Difficulty Medications - The New York Times

11/23/2014
08:09 | Author: Christina Harris

Zopiclona
Sleeping Difficulty Medications - The New York Times

Many over-the-counter sleeping medications use antihistamines, Eszopiclone is related to zopiclone (Imovane), which has been used for.

Valerian is an herb that has sedative qualities and is commonly used by people with insomnia. Some studies have indicated that it may help improve the quality of sleep, but there have been few rigorous and well-conducted trials to prove it is effective. Valerian root.

In addition, some antidepressants with sedating properties are prescribed for the treatment of primary insomnia. Other antidepressants used for insomnia include doxepin, trimipramine, amitriptyline, and mirtazipine. Antidepressants are sometimes used to treat insomnia that may be caused by depression (secondary insomnia).

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Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Chronic Users of Zopiclone and Drug

9/22/2014
06:42 | Author: Evan Martin

Sleeping pill hype
Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Chronic Users of Zopiclone and Drug

This study suggests that the sleep of chronic users of zopiclone is no better than that of drug-free patients with insomnia. It is disturbing that.

To examine polysomnographic parameters and sleep diary data, as well as the prevalence of sleep apnea and periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) in older chronic users of zopiclone compared with aged-matched drug-free patients with insomnia and good sleepers.

Sleep apnea was defined as an apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) of greater than 10, which has been suggested as a more appropriate cut-off in this age cohort. Respiratory effort was assessed by means of a piezo thorax and abdominal belt. Limb movements were recorded from anterior tibialis.

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Unsafe sleepwalking, sleep driving linked to pills - Technology - Cbc

7/21/2014
04:13 | Author: Kate Thompson

Sleeping pill hype
Unsafe sleepwalking, sleep driving linked to pills - Technology - Cbc

The FDA has linked the best-selling sleep-inducing drug zopiclone, sold in Canada under the brand name Imovane, to sleepwalking.

"There's something about the Ambien that activates the motor system, the locomotion system in the brainstem, so that people will then have the urge to move around, and with it perhaps the primitive urge to eat," said Schenck.

While sleepwalking, she likely fell several times, fracturing her wrist, breaking three ribs, cracking her pelvis and a front tooth and scraping her elbow which was bleeding profusely when she awoke, she said.She also bruised her face and had internal bleeding on the right side of her head.

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