Items Tagged ‘sleeping pills’

May 2, 2013

Study: Ambien results in more trips to the emergency room

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

It’s a disturbing new trend, the number of emergency room visits linked to the active ingredient in sleeping pills is rising. “Many physicians think of Ambien first because it works, however it does have side effects,” said Sleep Medicine specialist Dr. Lois Krahn. “Very few people want to be in a situation where they are […]

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Tags: Ambien, amnesia, AZ Family, Dr. Lois Krahn, emergency room, sleep medicine, sleeping pills


February 29, 2012

Study Suggests a Link Between Sleeping Pills, Early Death

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A new study suggests that people who take sleeping pills are more likely to die within a couple of years than those who don’t, though it doesn’t prove that the pills caused people to die before they otherwise would have — and outside experts say patients shouldn’t panic and toss their medications…But Virend Somers, a […]

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Tags: cause and effect relationship, sleeping pills, Virend Somers


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