Point Out Belsomra Can Cause "Sleep Driving"

You'll see a new insomnia med, Belsomra (bell-SOM-rah, suvorexant).

It's the first in a new class called orexin receptor antagonists.

Orexin neurotransmitters promote wakefulness...so blocking them can act as a temporary "shut-off" switch to help people sleep.

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