SUVOREXANT (su-vor-EX-ant) is used to treat insomnia. This medicine helps you to fall asleep and sleep through the night. Compare orexin receptor antagonists.

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New Sleep Aid Belsomra Now Approved

The GoodRx Pharmacist - September 05, 2014

Belsomra (suvorexant) was approved by the FDA in August for patients with insomnia, including trouble falling and staying asleep.

When will Belsomra be available?
Belsomra is expected to be available in late 2014 or early 2015.

What type of medication is Belsomra?
Belsomra is the first drug in a new class of medications recently approved by the FDA known as orexin receptor antagonists. Many other current insomnia meds, including Ambien (zolpidem) are GABA agonists. See More

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