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Kennedy Crash / Mixing Medications #828298

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 05, 2006
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Sanjay Gupta) The risks of combining medications examined in light of Representative Patrick Kennedy's explanation of his car accident; details given about Kennedy's prescription drugs & of reports of sleepwalking & sleep driving by Ambien users. [American Pharmaceutical Assn. Joe ZIVE†- assesses the combination of Ambien & phenergan†.] [In shadow, MAN - recounts driving to the grocery while asleep.] [Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center Dr. Carlos SCHENCK†- says people can drive in a dissociative state.] The question of the addictiveness of Ambien &/or phenergan discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) "New York Times" "raw data" on the reach of Ambien as a sleep drug cited.

Cooper, Anderson;
Gupta, Sanjay

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