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2014-05-20 23:14:29

On May 15, the FDA warned that Eszopiclone Containing Sleep Aids (including Lunesta and generics) can cause next-day impairment of driving and other activities that require alertness. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts...

2014-04-15 12:29:59

PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that it has launched Eszopiclone Tablets 1 mg, 2 mg and 3 mg, the generic version of Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s Lunesta(®). Mylan received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for this product, which is indicated for the treatment of insomnia. Eszopiclone Tablets 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg had U.S. sales of approximately $851.8...

2014-04-02 12:32:38

Both Surveyed Physicians and Payers are Sensitive to the Risk of Next-Day Impairment with Insomnia Therapies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed U.S. and European psychiatrists ascribe the highest level of unmet need in insomnia treatment to be for new therapies with a reduced risk of abuse and tolerance. Several currently available insomnia therapies are designated as controlled...

FDA Review Staff Look Into Efficacy Of High Dose Sleep Drug
2013-05-21 09:09:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An experimental insomnia drug from Merck & Co has been shown to be effective, but reviewers with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are questioning the drug´s dosage levels. The comments, posted on the agency´s website Monday, come ahead of a meeting of external medical experts which will advise on whether the drug, called suvorexant, should be approved or not. The FDA review staff found limited association of...

2013-03-22 23:03:58

How to Help Overcome Insomnia Naturally According to InsomniaMiracleRelief.net New York, NY (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 The United States has now surpassed the 64 million mark of insomnia sufferers. "Women are 1.4 more times likely to get insomnia than men" says Shawn from InsomniaMiracleRelief.net Energy drink consumption is on the rise and the stress of today's society are contributors to the rise in insomnia. Breakthrough drugs like Ambien and Lunesta are alternatives to natural remedies....

2012-04-23 03:13:35

Tokyo, Apr 17, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it will launch the insomnia treatment Lunesta(R) (eszopiclone) in Japan on April 18.Lunesta, originally discovered and developed by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("Sunovion"; formerly Sepracor Inc.; currently a U.S. subsidiary of Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd.), is the first non-benzodiazepine type GABAA agonist to be launched in Japan in 12 years, and is believed to enhance GABA activity while exerting hypnotic...

Sleeping Pills Linked To Increased Risk Of Death
2012-02-28 11:03:43

A new study finds that people who take certain commonly prescribed sleeping pills have a five-fold increased risk of death, even among those taking fewer than 18 doses a year. And these drugs are also linked to a significantly increased risk of cancer among those taking high doses, the study, published in the journal BMJ Open, shows. The study, analyzing 10,500 people who took a wide-range of sleeping pills including zolpidem, diazepam and tamazepam, found that the top third of sleeping...

2012-01-18 04:20:01

Tokyo, Jan 18, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co. Ltd announced today that it received approval from Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) on January 18, 2012 to market Lunesta (eszopiclone), a product the company has been developing in Japan, as a treatment for insomnia.Lunesta, originally discovered and developed by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("Sunovion"; formerly Sepracor Inc., "Sepracor"; a U.S. subsidiary of Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co. Ltd), has been marketed in the...

2011-01-13 14:55:04

Adults who take one of the world's most commonly prescribed sleep medications are significantly more at risk for nighttime falls and potential injury, according to a new study by the University of Colorado at Boulder. The study, which involved 25 healthy adults, showed 58 percent of the older adults and 27 percent of the young adults who took a hypnotic, sleep-inducing drug called zolpidem showed a significant loss of balance when awakened two hours after sleep. The findings are important...

2010-11-08 14:54:26

When sleep doesn't come easily, some people turn to what they think is an easy solution "“ sleeping pills. But according to a Baylor College of Medicine sleep expert, sleep medications "“ whether prescription or over-the-counter "“ shouldn't be taken lightly. "All medications have side effects that need to be weighed whenever you take them," cautioned Dr. Phil Alapat, assistant professor of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine at BCM and medical director of the BCM...


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