FDA: Lower Ambien's Dose to Prevent Drowsy Driving
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- 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 while performing certain
tasks such as driving.
Insomnia Hints at Future Hospitalization
FRIDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- If you have trouble sleeping
at night, you may be headed for more than just frustration and
fatigue: Middle-aged and older adults with insomnia are more likely
to be hospitalized and use home health care services, a new study
ER Visits Tied to Ambien on the Rise
WEDNESDAY, May 1 (HealthDay News) -- 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.
Household Chores May Ease Nighttime Menopausal Symptoms
SATURDAY, APRIL 13 (HealthDay News) -- For menopausal women who
can't make it to the gym, higher levels of routine physical
activity during the day may help relieve sleep problems caused by
hot flashes or night sweats, a small new study suggests.