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a soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)

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It makes no sense at all to ban safe natural products or move them behind the counter when minors can still buy sleeping pills, pseudoephedrine and Dramamine.
A study last year linked sleeping pills with increased risk of Alheimer's.
The project was set up to help people dependent on sleeping pills, such a zopliclone, and tranquillisers, such as diazepam, to quit using them.
Those regularly using sleeping pills at least twice a week were nearly two-and-a-half times more likely to develop cancer of the airways than non-users.
magazine: "I went to see the doctor and he put me on anti-depressants and sleeping pills.
Leader of the opposition, CPI (M)'s Surya Kanta Mishra, wondered as to how a high-security prisoner like Ghosh had access to so many sleeping pills especially when he had threatened to commit suicide inside the courtroom.
He said that Ghosh, in his statement, claimed that he had consumed about 30 to 40 sleeping pills between 6 pm on Thursday and 1.
She said sleeping pills for seniors are fraught with side-effects and risks.
We have to do everything possible to minimise over reliance on anxiolytics and sleeping pills," Professor Scott Weich, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Warwick said.
Common side effects of sleeping pills include burning or tingling in the hands, arms, feet or legs, constipation, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain and uncontrollable shaking.
Isolation and high unemployment are among possible reasons given for statistics that show prescriptions for sleeping pills there are the highest per head in Scotland.
IT'S been estimated that a quarter of the UK population have suffered from some form of sleep difficulties, and last year alone, over 10 million prescriptions for sleeping pills were issued in Britain.
Olympic champion shooter Russell Mark has slammed Australia's decision to ban strong sleeping pills and said it could cost the country medals at the London Games.
Commonly used sleeping pills such as temazepam and zolpidem are associated with more than a fourfold risk of death, according to a study published in the BMJ open online journal.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers found that obesity appears to significantly increase the risk of death tied to sleeping pills, nearly doubling the rate of mortality even among those prescribed 18 or fewer pills in a year.