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Prescription For Danger: Side Effects of Ambien


An estimated 70 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders and many turn to prescription drugs for relief. However, controversy is mounting over a popular prescription sleeping aid called Ambien.

On a story you saw on FOX, side effects that have occurred from this drug resulted in some bizarre behavior for some Ambien users. A class-action lawsuit on behalf of these Ambien users and the Food and Drug Administration has ordered stronger label warnings for Ambien.

For more information:

Sanofi-Aventis, the manufacturers of Ambien, can be reached at or

To contact the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, go to or call (800) 332-1088.

Attorney Susan Chana Lask can be reached at her office at 244 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2369, New York, NY 10001 or or call at (212) 358-5762.

For more information on David Mayen and Dr. David Dubin and the Sleep Recovery Centers, go to They can also be reached at (888) 866-7378.

Attorney James Crawford can be reached at or call (714) 288-0180.

Attorney Amy McDonald can be reached at or call at (949) 554-8268.

You can also write a letter to: MedWatch, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852-9787

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