I've been told I am pretty good at sleep walking, in fact I can do it with my eyes closed, but I've never heard of sleep driving
Literature accompanying this prescription warns users they may experience depression, suicidal ideation, abnormal thinking or behavior changes, and "complex sleep related reactions" such as sleep driving
, sleep eating, and sleep shopping.
The manufacturer of the drug, Sanofi-Aventis, was taken to court in 2007 after the drug was found to be linked to bizarre behavior such as sleep eating and sleep driving
theliver However the prosecutor said McManus was "not complying with the prescription" which said to take one pill "sparingly", and the magistrates refused to accept his argument he was sleep driving
as a "special reason" and banned him from driving for six months.
, not to he confused with drowsy driving, has been recently added to the lexicon of sleep medicine and phenomena of sleepwalking.
Mixing the so-called Z-drugs with those or other sedating agents can trigger sleepwalking, sleep driving
, or sleep eating, among other problems, in approximately 1 in 1,000 people.
You will not, I guarantee, drift off to sleep driving
The package insert for zolpidem carries a warning about reports of sleep driving
, people getting out of bed and "driving their cars, when not fully awake" (Sanofi-Aventis, 2007).
Just one of those things for Ernie and his mates, who spent days without sleep driving
from the beach-head to the front line to fuel tanks and lorries.
Our research shows sleep driving
is a massive problem but, with the pressures of work and home life, I don't see things improving.
The bright light therapy box is a healthy and inexpensive alternative to prescription drugs which can make users groggy and lead to bizarre side effects such as sleep eating and sleep driving
, not to be confused with drowsy driving, has been recently added to the lexicon of sleep medicine and phenomena of sleepwalking.