Citizen_Petition_from_Daniel_F Kripke,_MD
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Citizen_Petition_from_Daniel_F Kripke,_MD

Abstract

The undersigned, Daniel F. Kripke, M.D., submits this Citizen Petition under the Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act, 21 C.F.R. §§ 10.30, to request that the Commissioner of Food and Drugs take the following administrative actions with respect to the so-called hypnotic drugs listed herein. For at least the following drugs: zolpidem, temazepam, szopiclone, zaleplon, triazolam, flurazepam, and quazepam, in all brands and forms prescribed to treat insomnia or patient reported sleep disorders, and any barbiturates including pentobarbital, amobarbital, and secobarbital still prescribed, either on- or off-label, to induce sleep, Petitioner requests the following actions.

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