FDAnews Drug Daily Bulletin

AMBIEN MAY PROMPT SLEEP-EATING

March 16, 2006
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Some people don't just walk in their sleep, they eat as well. As sleep disorders go, it's one of the more bizarre, observes CBS News Correspondent John Blackstone. He says Dr. Mark Mahowald and other sleep researchers have discovered that nocturnal eating may be a side effect of the popular sleep medication, Ambien. CBS4 Denver (http://www.cbs4denver.com/health/health_story_074094339.html)