Food and Drug Administration Issues New Warning About Popular Sleep Drugs - NBC 6 South Florida

    Food and Drug Administration Issues New Warning About Popular Sleep Drugs

    The FDA advised that people taking sleeping pills such as Ambien should reduce their dosages. Women should cut back by one half, as they metabolize the drug much more slowly than men. "They found the current medication levels were a little high, to impair driving risk in the morning," said Dr. Kingman Strohl of University Hospitals Case Medical Center. (Published Thursday, Jan 10, 2013) The FDA advised that people taking sleeping pills such as Ambien should reduce their dosages. Women should cut back by one half, as they metabolize the... See More