More on Sleeping Pills and Older Adults – NYTimes.com

More on Sleeping Pills and Older Adults – NYTimes.com.

Now the C.D.C. has reported that a high number of emergency room visits are associated with psychiatric medications in general, and zolpidem — Ambien — in particular. They’re implicated in 90,000 adult E.R. visits annually because of adverse reactions, the study found; more than 19 percent of those visits result in hospital admissions.

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