The following tools and resources can help you learn more about sleep-maintenance insomnia and what you may be experiencing. Use them to educate yourself and for support. Then, speak with your healthcare provider to find out if SILENOR® might be right for you.
These resources are designed to help facilitate a discussion between you and your doctor. Use the following to help further your education, better understand your condition, and discuss findings with your healthcare provider.
“Sleep hygiene” is the term that doctors use to describe good sleep habits. Check out these tips to help you get a good night’s rest.
Use this diary to keep track of your sleep patterns. Be sure to share the results with your healthcare provider to see if SILENOR® is right for you.
This helpful guide contains a short questionnaire to help you better understand your sleep, as well as questions to ask your doctor. Get the conversation going!
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Kathy Ireland's exclusive interview with Heith Durrence, PhD, Medical Science Director at Pernix Therapeutics, educates viewers about insomnia and the importance of a full, uninterrupted night's sleep.
New survey reveals more than half of Americans are unable to sleep throughout the night.
New statistics show that more than half of Americans regularly struggle with sleeping throughout the night
In this interview, Heith Durrence talks about the sleep-wake cycle, the effect insomnia can have on a person, and how SILENOR® can help.
Knowledge about your condition is an important step for change. Learning why you may have trouble sleeping may help you understand your sleep disorder.
Also, extra knowledge can be helpful when you speak with your healthcare provider.
You can learn more about insomnia and sleep issues from these following sleep organizations:
SILENOR® is a prescription sleep medicine that is used to treat people with insomnia who have trouble staying asleep.
Call your doctor if your insomnia worsens or is not better within 7 to 10 days. This may mean that there is another condition causing your sleep problem.
Be sure that you are able to devote 7 to 8 hours to sleep before being active again. SILENOR® should be taken within 30 minutes of bedtime. Do not take with alcohol or with other medicines that can make you sleepy. If you are on a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) or have taken a MAOI within the past two weeks, you should not take SILENOR®. You should not take SILENOR® if you have an eye problem called narrow angle glaucoma that is not being treated, if you have severe urinary retention, or if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in SILENOR®. You should not drive or operate machinery at night after taking SILENOR®. Until you know how you will react to SILENOR®, you should be careful in performing such activities during the day following taking SILENOR®. Before you take SILENOR®, tell your doctor if you have a history of depression, mental illness or suicidal thoughts. You should call your doctor right away if after taking SILENOR® you walk, drive, eat or engage in other activities while asleep. Drowsiness is the most common adverse event observed in clinical trials. For more information, please see the complete Prescribing Information, including the Medication Guide.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.