September 17, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for insomnia made by Lupin, the drug maker said.

February 7, 2013

An insomnia drug made by Purdue Pharma "significantly" reduced the time it took patients to return to sleep after they'd woke up in the middle of the night, according to a new study.

January 10, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is ordering the makers of several sleep drugs to lower the dosage due to the risk that they can impair patients the morning after, the agency said Thursday.

July 18, 2012

Mylan has settled a patent litigation suit filed by Somaxon Pharmaceutical concerning an insomnia drug, Mylan said.

June 13, 2012

Merck on Wednesday released new data from two pivotal Phase III efficacy trials for suvorexant, the investigational medicine Merck is developing for the treatment of insomnia.

November 23, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug for insomnia in which patients wake in the middle of the night and have trouble returning to sleep.

October 4, 2011

Insomnnia may be the next big treatment regimen to make a switch from prescription-only to over the counter.

February 4, 2011

Hi-Tech Pharmacal subsidiary ECR Pharmaceuticals has launched a drug for treating insomnia.

January 31, 2011

Transcept announced Monday that the Food and Drug Administration has classified the drug maker's insomnia treatment as a complete class-2 response, and assigned the drug a Prescription Drug User Fee Act action date for this summer.

October 18, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for treating insomnia made by Actavis,...

September 6, 2010

Drug maker Somaxon Pharmaceuticals has made its treatment for insomnia available by prescription, the company...

May 25, 2010

Mylan has launched a generic short-term treatment for insomnia, the generic drug maker said Tuesday....