Common Specialities
Common Issues
Common Treatments

Zolnite 1Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Eszopiclone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Zolnite 1Mg Tablet is used for treating insomnia and its symptoms. Its symptoms include difficulty in falling asleep and difficulty in staying asleep during the night. It is a hypnotic drug. It works by increasing certain naturally occurring chemicals in the brain that cause sleep.

Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to it or if you are already taking other hypnotic drugs. Before taking this medicine, make sure your doctor knows if you have a history of mental disorders, drug, alcohol or any other substance abuse, if you generally remain very ill, or you have a history of lung or liver problems. This medicine is not to be prescribed for chronic use in the elderly.

Some common side effects that this medicine may cause are decrease in sexual desire, common cold symptoms, dizziness, drowsiness, feeling sleepy the next day, dry mouth, headache, light-headedness, indigestion, nervousness and an unpleasant taste in mouth.

The dosage is based on your age, medical condition, liver function, other drugs you are taking, and response to treatment. Avoid taking more amount than prescribed to prevent occurrence of any side effects. Usually, the starting dose is 1 mg before bedtime. If you are prescribed 3 mg then you should avoid doing activities that require you to stay alert at all times.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Somnologist before using this medicine.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Zolnite 1mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Zolnite 1mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Eszopiclone, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Zolnite 1Mg Tablet is a sedative. The method of action of this nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic agent has not yet been completely understood, but it is suggested that the benzodiazepine receptors are acted upon by the Eszopiclone as an agonist and an interaction takes place with the complexes of GABA-receptors.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Montomycin 450Mg Capsule

    Ticin 150Mg Tablet

    Onabet Powder

Disclaimer: The information produced here is best of our knowledge and experience and we have tried our best to make it as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we would like to request that it should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Lybrate is a medium to provide our audience with the common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. Even if there is no mention of a warning for any drug or combination, it never means that we are claiming that the drug or combination is safe for consumption without any proper consultation with an expert.

Lybrate does not take responsibility for any aspect of medicines or treatments. If you have any doubts about your medication, we strongly recommend you to see a doctor immediately.

Popular Questions & Answers

Popular Health Tips

Table of Content
About Zolnite 1Mg Tablet
What are the uses of Zolnite 1Mg Tablet
What are the side effects of Zolnite 1Mg Tablet ?
Key highlights of Zolnite 1Mg Tablet
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Zolnite 1Mg Tablet ?