Belsomra Approved as New Sleep Drug
New Drugs , News / October 4, 2016

The FDA approved Belsomra (suvorexant) tablets for use as needed to treat insomnia (difficulty in falling and staying asleep). Belsomra is an orexin receptor antagonist and is the first approved drug of this type. Orexins are chemicals that are in...

Intermezzo Approved for Insomnia
New Drugs , News / September 27, 2016

Intermezzo (zolpidem tartarate sublingual tablets) has been approved by the FDA for use in the treatment of insomnia characterized by middle-of-the-night waking followed by difficulty returning to sleep. Intermezzo should only be used when a perso...

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