Better Sleep for Malaysian with the New Insomnia Treatment, Dayvigo this World Sleep Day

It has not been easy for me to fall asleep at night and I can wind up only be able to sleep after 3am. Probably cause I'm an overthinker and it seems like my brain just can't shut down even after a long tiring day. To make things worse, I tend to wake up after only 3 to 4 hours sleep. That really affects my wellbeing and I can't perform my 100% in the day time due to lack of sleep.

So recently, I've invited to the launch of a new insomnia treatment, Dayvigo on the 21st of March 2023 at Nexus, Bangsar South. For those who may not or may be suffering from insomnia, many times it has been identified as difficulty in falling or staying asleep that can impact on our daytime functioning and quality of life.

In order to combat this, relevant education, awareness campaigns, and therapeutic interventions must be made available to those who require them. Eisai (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd recently launched Dayvigo, a novel insomnia therapy, in an effort to provide Malaysians with a cure for their sleepless nights.

Eisai Malaysia's event, held in connection with World Sleep Day, aims to raise awareness of sleep health by highlighting the significance of providing an effective treatment for a restful night's sleep. With the introduction of Dayvigo, Eisai Malaysia is devoted to treating insomnia so that Malaysians can live well while avoiding other chronic disorders that might develop as a result of lack of sleep.

Prof. Ng Chong Guan, Consultant Psychiatrist and Treasurer of the Malaysian Psychiatric Association

Prof. Ng Chong Guan, Consultant Psychiatrist and Treasurer of the Malaysian Psychiatric Association, and Dr. Hazli Zakaria, Founder of Alaminda Healthcare Berhad, both shared the platform to exchange thoughts and discourse addressing the primary concerns surrounding insomnia. Both shared the goal of advocating for sleep health among Malaysians.

Kam Ai Teng, Managing Director of Eisai Malaysia, stated that although sleep is essential for our bodies to function properly every day, it is a topic that many people ignore.

Kam Ai Teng, Managing Director of Eisai Malaysia

“We are thrilled to bring Dayvigo into the market, providing an additional treatment option for people with insomnia. Insomnia is a severe health issue that affects millions of people worldwide. We fail to realise the severity of insomnia until it’s too late, and people now need to know that it can arise at different phases of the sleep cycle and induce daytime impairments such as fatigue, daytime sleepiness, mood changes, and other symptoms,” said Kam.

“After thorough research, our team of researchers and scientists have worked tirelessly to develop a product that is effective to help individuals who struggle with insomnia get the restful sleep they need to improve their overall health, and we are confident that Dayvigo will bring a positive change to their lives.”

The launch gimmick of Dayvigo with (left) Prof. Ng Chong Guan, Kam Ai Teng and Dr. Hazli Zakaria 

Dayvigo has undergone extensive testing in clinical trials as a Dual Orexin Receptor Antagonist (DORA) medication in Malaysia. It is highly successful in assisting people to fall asleep quickly with little negative effects on the next morning's alertness or ability to work. A unique class of medications called Dayvigo helps people fall asleep by stifling wakefulness.

“At Eisai Malaysia, we take great pride in contributing positively to a person's well-being. Our commitment goes beyond merely innovating treatments but also ensuring that society gains the equal opportunity to benefit from our contribution. This World Sleep Day, we are determined to bring the awareness of insomnia to the forefront of Malaysians' health education, and we will continue seeking alternatives and work towards increasing people's access to treatment for diverse health conditions so that everyone can lead a fulfilling life,” concluded Kam.

Discussion session with Prof. Ng Chong Guan, Consultant Psychiatrist and Treasurer of the Malaysian Psychiatric Association, and Dr. Hazli Zakaria, Founder of Alaminda Healthcare Berhad

The last advise from them is that everyone can take their sleep seriously and must come forward to seek help from the medical experts. Having a good sleep is our right, fight for our right. Let's work together to promote sleep health on this World Sleep Day and pursue a better way of life!

If you're interested to find out more details about the company's commitment to improving the healthcare ecosystem, do check out their website here. Do you have trouble sleeping or insomnia as well? Please let me know your thoughts in the comment section down below.

.: Peace Out :.