Not surprisingly, sleep aids
and allergy remedies are two of the fastest-growing over-the-counter (OTC) categories, says Chirag Patel, director, North American marketing for Apotex Consumer Products, Toronto.
Studies have found that people who go through a course of cognitive behavioral therapy, with or without a sleep aid
, do better in the long term than those who rely on sleep aids
Furthermore, a supplier's choice of retail partners, and the retailers' decisions on how to merchandize their current sleep aid
offerings, help determine how the consumer views and understands the category.
Increased use of caffeinated beverages and round-the-clock use of electronic devices will also accelerate growth for the sleep aid
The high correlation between the use of any treatment for sleep and depression appears to be a significant risk factor for patients being prescribed medication for sleep, and the high rates of alcohol use and over-the-counter remedies as sleep aids
are of concern, he said.
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If they take the sleep aid
to manage their sleep disturbances, they may unwittingly worsen their heartburn.
GlaxoSmithKline is supporting its sleep aid
brand Nytol with a 1.
The survey found that 10 percent of respondents use sleep aids
and 8 percent use alcohol (which they perceive as a sleep aid
) at least a few nights each week.
And at least one found it as effective as a prescription sleep aid
One of the new entrants recently approved by the FDA is prescription sleep aid
manufacturers of the national brands Snorenz(R), snore relief throat spray and Good Nights Sleep(R), sleep aid
throat spray, has received an initial order from its Australian distributor, Aurora Pharmaceuticals, Pty Ltd for 20,000 Units of its snoring relief formula marketed in the United States as Snorenz(R).
You might need an over-the-counter sleep aid
, such as the allergy medicine Benadryl or the herbal remedy melatonin.
Valerian is the most commonly recommended sleep aid
You only have to recall Tryptophan, an amino acid marketed as a sleep aid
which caused serious side effects, even some deaths.