Ambien News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/17/2019
3/1/2017
What Guides Docs' Sleeping Pill Picks? 'Same Old Same Old,' Study Says

Researchers asked why one popular drug is prescribed over another

5/2/2016
Desperate for Shut-Eye?

Physicians' group recommends cognitive behavioral therapy before drugs for insomnia

2/25/2016
Sleeping Pills May Spell Trouble for Older Drivers

Study found risk of crashes more than doubled for those over 80 who used Ambien

6/11/2015
Car Crash Risk Doubles for New Users of Sleeping Pills, Study Finds

Ambien, other sedatives aren't the best treatment for insomnia, experts say

11/25/2014
Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse

Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

5/15/2013
FDA: Lower Ambien's Dose to Prevent Drowsy Driving

Blood levels from nighttime dose of sleep aid can remain too high the next morning, agency says

5/1/2013
ER Visits Tied to Ambien on the Rise

Adverse reactions to popular sleep meds rose almost 220 percent between 2005 and 2010, study finds

4/22/2013
Exercise, Alternative Therapies May Help Lower Blood Pressure

Report suggests some approaches might work alongside -- not instead of -- traditional therapy

4/3/2013
Is a Better Sleeping Pill on the Way?

New type of med may eliminate grogginess, other side effects, study suggests

1/10/2013
FDA: Lower Ambien's Dose to Prevent Drowsy Driving

Blood levels from nighttime dose remain too high the next morning, agency says

11/19/2012
Sleeping Pill Linked to Hospital Falls, Researchers Say

Mayo Clinic phasing out Ambien because of study findings

2/28/2012
Sleeping Pills Linked to Raised Risk of Death, Cancer: Study

Researchers warn against chronic use, but one expert said underlying health woes could also be a factor

7/2/2009
Odd Behaviors on Ambien Linked to Brain Circuitry

When the sleep aid shuts down one set of neurons, another set wakes up: study

4/23/2007
Generic Ambien Approved

A short-term treatment for insomnia

9/28/2004
Study Backs Therapy Over Sleeping Pills

But expert says insomnia trial was far too small