BELSOMRA is a prescription medicine for adults who have trouble falling or staying asleep (insomnia).
BELSOMRA is a prescription medicine for adults who have trouble falling or staying asleep (insomnia). It is not known if BELSOMRA is safe and effective in children under the age of 18 years.
Eligible, privately insured patients may pay as little as $30 per prescription on the out-of-pocket costs† on each of up to 12 qualifying prescriptions. Maximum savings is $150 per prescription.
Eligible patients can download and print a Savings Coupon for BELSOMRA. Take it along with a valid signed prescription to any participating eligible retail or mail-order pharmacy (certain restrictions apply).
If you and your doctor decide BELSOMRA is right for you, you may be eligible to receive a free 10-tablet trial offer of BELSOMRA.
To help you and your doctor find the dose that is best for you, eligible patients may receive up to 3 free 10-tablet trials, one at each strength of 10, 15, and/or 20 mg. The free trial is not valid for the 5-mg strength and is not insurance.
Download and print a Free Trial Offer voucher for BELSOMRA.
Take it—along with a valid signed prescription—to any participating eligible retail pharmacy.
If you’re having trouble sleeping, talk to your doctor about lifestyle changes or medicine.
BELSOMRA may cause decreased awareness and alertness. The morning after you take BELSOMRA, your ability to drive safely and think clearly may be decreased. You may also have sleepiness during the day.
BELSOMRA may cause serious side effects, including:
Do not take BELSOMRA if you fall asleep often at unexpected times (narcolepsy).
BELSOMRA is a controlled substance because it can be abused or cause dependence.
Before taking BELSOMRA, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
Medicines can interact with each other, sometimes causing serious side effects. Do not take BELSOMRA with other medicines that can make you sleepy unless your doctor tells you to.
Do not drink alcohol while taking BELSOMRA. It can increase your chances of getting serious side effects.
Do not drive, operate heavy machinery, do anything dangerous, or do other activities that require clear thinking after taking BELSOMRA.
You may still feel drowsy the next day after taking BELSOMRA. Do not drive or do other dangerous activities until you feel fully awake.
The most common side effect of BELSOMRA is sleepiness the next day after you take BELSOMRA.
How Should I Take BELSOMRA?
Please read the accompanying Medication Guide for BELSOMRA and discuss it with your doctor. The physician Prescribing Information also is available.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Having trouble paying for your Merck medicine? Merck may be able to help. Visit merckhelps.com.