This Week in Sleep Medicine: May 7, 2019
While You Were Sleeping: What Sleep Technologists Need to Know This Week
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From the article: “Currently, warnings about so-called complex behaviors associated with these medications are buried in section 5.4 of the single-spaced, small-print drug label. Such behaviors include driving, preparing foods, having sex, and making phone calls while not fully awake.”
Takeaway: They're mostly taking zolpidem (Ambien) and eszopiclone (Lunesta) to task for contributing to dangerous side effects like "sleep driving."