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Understanding the Side Effects of Sleeping Pills - WebMD

10/17/2014
07:01 | Author: Christina Harris

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Understanding the Side Effects of Sleeping Pills - WebMD

WebMD takes a look at the side effects of popular sleeping pills. Here's what you need to know not just to sleep well, but to sleep safely.

If so, you may be considering taking a sleeping pill. Perhaps you're one of them. Between a third and half of all Americans have insomnia and complain of poor sleep.

If you're concerned about having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, assess your risk for a sleep disorder. Learn more about the health consequences of sleep loss.

But it's important to make sure you understand everything you need to know about sleeping pills. That includes knowing about sleeping pill side effects.

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Sleeping Tablets Health

8/16/2014
05:38 | Author: Evan Martin

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Sleeping Tablets Health

Sleeping tablets are considered a 'last resort' if you have poor sleep (insomnia). They are sometimes prescribed for a short period to get over a particularly.

It is involved in helping to regulate the 'circadian rhythms' (daily cycles) of various functions in the body. Melatonin is, strictly speaking, not a 'sleeping tablet'. A melatonin supplement is sometimes advised in older people (more than 55 years of age) with persistent insomnia. Melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone made by the body. The level of melatonin in the body varies throughout the day. The recommended duration of treatment is for three weeks only.

However, stopping benzodiazepine or Z drug sleeping tablets is not practical in every case.

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Sleeping pills and the alternatives - Live Well - NHS Choices

6/15/2014
03:43 | Author: Kate Thompson

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Sleeping pills and the alternatives - Live Well - NHS Choices

More than 10 million prescriptions for sleeping pills are given each year in England, but medication only offers short-term relief. 'Sleep is fragile. You've got to.

Most articles on insomnia contin useful info about how to get to sleep. This leads to long nights in front of Tv or reading and much tiredness the following day. I follow sleep-hygiene rules and don't eat or drink after 8p.m. However, I have a big problem in staying asleep. Quite often, even though I go to sleep as soon as my head hits the pillow, I will be wide awake again within an hour and find it impossible to get back to sleep. If anyone has a solution to this problem, which has dogged me for years, I would be most interested.

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Sleeping tablets and other treatments - Boots WebMD

4/14/2014
01:44 | Author: Devin Garcia

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Sleeping tablets and other treatments - Boots WebMD

One option today's insomniacs have that Shakespeare didn't, of course, is the sleeping tablet. More than 10 million prescriptions for sleeping pills are issued.

Always take medicines as directed and seek medical advice if an extra dose is taken. Before these are prescribed, GPs are asked to look at non-drug treatments. You'll be asked about sleep routines and keeping a sleep diary can help identify patterns of sleep problems. If a lack of refreshing sleep is affecting your life, seek medical advice. Benzodiazepines, which include temazepam and loprazolam, and the newer prescription treatments, sometimes called the 'Z medicines', including zopiclone or zolpidem, are the preferred drugs the NHS prescribes for insomnia.

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Hypnotic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

2/13/2014
01:35 | Author: Kate Thompson

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Hypnotic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

"Sleeping pills" redirects here. For the 2003 film, see Sleeping Pills (film). See also: Sedative Stilnoct (zolpidem) tablets, a common hypnotic. Hypnotic (from.

The team noted that the safety of these drugs had been established, but called for more research into their long-term effectiveness in treating insomnia. A review by a team of researchers suggests the use of these drugs for people that have trouble falling asleep but not staying asleep, as next-day impairments were minimal. Other evidence suggests that tolerance to nonbenzodiazepines may be slower to develop than with benzodiazepines. A different team was more skeptical, finding little benefit over benzodiazepines.

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