Rozerem Drug Info
Available by prescription only, Rozerem® (ramelteon) is a sleep medication that has been licensed to treat insomnia in people who have trouble falling asleep. It is not approved for other kinds of insomnia, such as trouble staying asleep. Although many sleep medications are meant for short-term use only, Rozerem is approved for long-term use. The drug comes in the form of a tablet and is taken about 30 minutes before bedtime.
Prior to beginning treatment with Rozerem, review the drug's safety info with your healthcare provider. This product can react with other medications, so your healthcare provider needs a complete list of all other medicines you are taking. He or she also needs to know about any other medical conditions you have, such as liver disease, depression, or any allergies.
(For more information on this drug, click Rozerem. This article gives a more in-depth discussion, explaining how the medicine works, what to expect while taking it, and how your healthcare provider will determine your dose.)