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Zopiclone

Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Zopiclone is used for the control, treatment and prevention of insomnia, and certain other mental health problems. When used for treating insomnia, it works by slowing down brain activity, thus increasing the length of the sleeping time.

Do not use Zopiclone if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it, or if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding. Before using Zopiclone tell your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements, if you have recently had any surgeries, or have any upcoming surgeries scheduled, or if you have a history of kidney or liver disease. Also let your doctor know your history of medical problems, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions.

Zopiclone is available as a tablet to be taken orally, with or without food, as instructed by the doctor. Dosage depends on conditions such as medical condition, diet, age, and counteraction with other medicines.

Zopiclone has side effects such as sleepiness, drowsiness, dry mouth, and altered taste sensation. Generally, these side effects should go away on their own after a limited period of time. In case the side effects fail to go away, you need to consult your doctor immediately. If you experience side effects other than the ones listed above, you need to contact your doctor for immediate medical assistance.

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?

    Zonap 7.5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Zonap 7.5mg 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 Zopiclone, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Below is the list of medicines, which contains Zopiclone as ingredient

Zopiclone is a kind of hypnotic agent that is used to treat insomnia. The drug modulates the functionality of the benzodiazepine receptors. The medication can also act as a barbiturate in some cases.

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

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