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Sleep medication information, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, and warnings. Sleeping problems or trouble sleeping are a common complaint of people with arthritis, fibromyalgia, and other rheumatic conditions. For some patients, sleep medications, sleeping pills, sleep medicines, or other sleep aids are needed to help alleviate sleeping problems.
  1. A - Z: Arthritis Drugs
  2. A - Z: Drug Costs
  3. Ambien (Zolpidem) (12)
  4. Fibromyalgia Medications
  5. Halcion (Triazolam) (13)
  6. Lunesta (Eszopiclone) (14)
  7. Provigil (Modafinil)
  8. Rozerem (Ramelteon) (14)
  9. Sleeping Problems
  10. Sonata (Zaleplon) (12)
  11. Supplement: Melatonin
  12. Supplement: Valerian Root
  13. Temazepam (Restoril) (11)
  14. Xyrem (Sodium Oxybate)

I'm Tired Of Being Tired
Fatigue is a primary symptom associated with rheumatoid arthritis.

Arthritis Patients Need More ZZZZZ's
Arthritis can cause sleep disruption and the problem exacerbates arthritis symptoms.

Fibromyalgia Medication Options - How Is Fibromyalgia Treated?
There are a few FDA-approved medications for fibromyalgia treatment, and more are in development. Drug treatment options include medications that ease symptoms, relieve pain, promote sleep, or fight fatigue.

Fibromyalgia Screening Quiz
Fibromyalgia is difficult to diagnose. Combinations of symptoms can occur which overlap with other autoimmune diseases. There are symptoms which are considered "defining" of fibromyalgia. There are also symptoms considered "non-defining" but they often occur as part of fibromyalgia syndrome.

Fibromyalgia - Test Your Knowledge
Fibromyalgia is often regarded as a medical enigma. Symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome can overlap with other conditions making it difficult to diagnose. How much do you know about fibromyalgia?

Ambien CR: Extended-Release Formulation Of Ambien Has Been Approved
Ambien CR (zolpidem tartrate extended-release tablets), a new extended-release formulation of the prescription sleep aid, Ambien (zolpidem tartrate), has been FDA approved for the treatment of insomnia. Ambien CR is non-narcotic and a non-benzodiazepine, formulated to offer a new indication for sleep maintenance, in addition to sleep induction. Ambien CR, a bi-layered tablet.

Primary vs Secondary Insomnia
Primary insomnia is difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep, or experiencing nonrefreshing sleep for at least 1 month, not caused by any known physical or mental condition. Secondary insomnia may be caused by depression or other mental and physical illnesses.

Rozerem (ramelteon): A new kind of sleeping pill?
Rozerem (ramelteon) acts on two melatonin receptors in the brain, as opposed to targeting the GABA-A receptor.

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