This medication is used to treat a certain sleep problem (insomnia). It may help you fall asleep and stay asleep longer, so you can get a better night’s rest. Suvorexant belongs to a class of drugs known as sedative-hypnotics.
If your insomnia continues for longer than 7 to 10 days after starting treatment, talk to your doctor to see if you need other treatment.
How to use Belsomra
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start taking suvorexant and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.