Kerry Kennedy and Ambien: A Common Med Mix (Up), Say Experts

Ambien is an FDA-approved medication that can put an insomniac to sleep in a matter of minutes at night. But when taken during the day, the little pill can cause slurred speech, blurred cognition and erratic behavior. Zolpidem, a generic version of the drug, has now been implicated in a car crash two weeks ago, when Kerry Kennedy, the daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, swerved into a tractor-trailer on New York's Route 684 and kept driving. Witnesses said she had been weaving in and out of lanes...Full Story
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