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Merck sleep aid Belsomra OK'd by FDA

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Merck investors can rest easy over the company's sleep aid Belsomra (suvorexant), a first-of-its-kind product, now that the FDA has finally given its blessing to the medicine – with the firm winning approval to market the drug at the 5mg, 10mg, 15mg and 20mg doses.

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