New Drug Improves Sleep Patterns

June 15, 2007

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Multiple measurements of a good night's sleep appear to be improved with the experimental anti-insomniac EVT 201, researchers said here.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., June 15 -- Multiple measurements of a good night's sleep appear to be improved with the experimental anti-insomniac EVT 201, researchers reported here.

Men taking 2.5 mg of EVT 201 averaged 430 minutes of total sleep time compared with only 412 minutes for patients taking a placebo (P=

Placebo patients averaged 412 minutes of total sleep time, while total sleep time was 430 minutes for subjects taking the 2.5 mg dose (P=