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In 2007, the FDA issued warnings for prescription sleep drugs, alerting patients that they can cause rare allergic reactions and complex sleep-related behaviors, including "sleep driving."

WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Melinda Ratini, DO, MS on November 06, 2014

Sources

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Clinicaltrials.gov. 

Takeda Pharmaceuticals. 

Neurocrine Biosciences. 

Provogil.com. 

The National Sleep Foundation. 

Donna Arand, clinical director, Kettering Sleep Disorders Center, Kettering, Ohio. 

Thomas Roth, MD, director, Sleep Disorders and Research Center, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit. 

FDA Health Advisory, March 14, 2007. 

WebMD Medical News: "Oral Spray Drug Zolpimist Approved." 

FDA: "Silenor Medication Guide." 

News release, FDA.

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