Transcept's Intermezzo Has Significant Long Term Potential, But What About 2012?

There are 8 comments on the Seeking Alpha story from Jan 24, 2012, titled Transcept's Intermezzo Has Significant Long Term Potential, But What About 2012?. In it, Seeking Alpha reports that:

I believe that Transcept's Intermezzo is an important new drug for insomnia and will be a commercial success.

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Zootal

Morton, WA

#1 Jan 24, 2012
I've said it before, and I'll say it again:

This is what will happen because of this medication:

People will take it when they wake up at 3am and can't get back to sleep. It will work really well. So the next night, they wake up again at 3am, can't sleep, so they take it again. Night 3: repeat. Night 4. Night 5. Night 6. Night 7. This is a wonderful drug!

The second week, they go to bed as usual and find they can't get to sleep at all. Now what? Hey, this intermezzo stuff works great at 3am, let's try it now. They take it. They sleep. They wake at 3am as usual, and take it again.

The next night, can't get to sleep. Let's take some more intermezzo. Repeat.

After only a week or two, they will find themselves hopelessly addicted to this drug because they will not be able to sleep without it. If they don't take it, they don't sleep at all.

Even worse - how many people are going to take this at 4am? 5am? 6am? How many people are going to ignore the warning to not take it if there are not at least 4 hours left to the night? How many people are going to take it when they have to get up in two hours, and then fall asleep driving down the road and kill themselves and/or others?

The pharmaceuticals have successfully found yet another way to get people addicted to ambien so that they can make even more money off of our suffering.

Remember who told you first - nothing good will come of this drug, it will only cause more suffering.
Peaceful Nights
#2 Aug 16, 2012
I completely disagree with your assessment of this sleep aid. I have been using this med for two months now and have found it to be extremely beneficial. I only use it when I wake before 3:00 am and I don't obsess about looking at the clock. I have struggled with middle of the night wake up times for ten years. I have tired every trick in the book and tried several other meds and natural supplements that either did not work or were way too strong and had the hang over effect the next day. Even 5 mg of ambian would make me feel sedated the next day.

This med when taken responsibly is a very low dose that helps a person get a full seven hours of sleep. Sleep deprivation is very dangerous to ones health and mood. After taking Intermezzo I am able to wake up very clear minded with much more energy then if I didn't take it.

By the way I only take this two or three times a week thus far. It's great because if I manage to sleep past 4:00 am than I am satisfied and will manage just fine without the Intermezzo assistance for that night.
sage

Austin, TX

#3 Jan 14, 2013
Peaceful Nights wrote:
I completely disagree with your assessment of this sleep aid. I have been using this med for two months now and have found it to be extremely beneficial. I only use it when I wake before 3:00 am and I don't obsess about looking at the clock. I have struggled with middle of the night wake up times for ten years. I have tired every trick in the book and tried several other meds and natural supplements that either did not work or were way too strong and had the hang over effect the next day. Even 5 mg of ambian would make me feel sedated the next day.
This med when taken responsibly is a very low dose that helps a person get a full seven hours of sleep. Sleep deprivation is very dangerous to ones health and mood. After taking Intermezzo I am able to wake up very clear minded with much more energy then if I didn't take it.
By the way I only take this two or three times a week thus far. It's great because if I manage to sleep past 4:00 am than I am satisfied and will manage just fine without the Intermezzo assistance for that night.
This is just ambien...garbage!
sage

Austin, TX

#4 Jan 14, 2013
Better read up on Ambien, this is just renamed medicine..it's garbage. Try trazadone...a lot easier on your body.
Nansaki

Portsmouth, NH

#5 Jan 29, 2013
I i have used zolpiem, the generic of both the above drugs, with great success for 10 years now and my sleep issues are ancient history. HERE'S THE THING this is just another big pharma trick. INTERMEZZO IS A HALP OF A DOSE OF ZOLPIDEM/AMBIEN just called another name. Here's what you should do . Get an Rx for Zolpiedem , break it in half and take it in the middle of the night. With medicare I copay $8. for a 90 day presription. The manufacturers of Intermezzo and Ambien arent' about to tell you THAT...THEREFORE I WILL!!! GOOD LUCK, SLEEP WELL.
Landen
#7 Sep 29, 2013
Canada Pharmacy ONLINEMEDOX. COM will always be the best pharmacy for me, whether I order prescription or non-prescription. Never failed me in delivery and quality of products.
Scotti

Germany

#8 Sep 30, 2013
I have ordered prescription drugs (without a prescription) online from XTOP24 .COM about two years ago, and was pleased with the speed and quality of service.
I'm thinking of doing the same thing with my medication. The meds is expensive, but there is a generic version available overseas.
I love the idea of taking responsibility for my own health (or lack of health) and skipping the bureaucracy... to say nothing of having to drive to the doctor, wait in line, yet again, to get a prescription refilled.
Jessamyn

UK

#9 Oct 9, 2013
I just today received my 4th from Xtop24 .COM , I think, order from them, and as always, am very happy with them! I'm a real person too, lol, I don't work for them, but I found this forum when looking for other people who take this drug. EMS shipping method, I get it in less than a week, and I swear the couple times I actually called to place an order versus online ordering, i got it quicker,like 2-3 days later. The tracking number and estimated delivery date has been 100% accurate so far, and customer service has been great. I even got a coupon for 20 bucks off of my last order through email, which I thought was an excellent thing to do for their customers! I'll continue using them as long as I have to!

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