Sleep supplement found to contain habit-forming drug

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Health Canada is advising consumers not to use the sleep supplement product Optimum Health Care Sleep Easy, because it contains the undeclared drug clonazepam, which can be habit forming when used for as little as a few months. Consumers who may still have this product in their homes are advised to consult with a health care professional before they stop taking the pills, because of the risk of serious withdrawal symptoms.   For more information, please visit: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/media/advisories-avis/2007/2007_89_e.html