What is Zopicon 7.5mg Tablet
This medication is a hypnotic and sedative, prescribed for insomnia. It works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep.
How does Zopiclone work:
Zopiclone calms the brain.
How should Zopiclone be used:
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 7.5 mgday at bedtime.
Common side effects of Zopiclone :
Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. Bad taste in your mouth. This most often goes back to normal. Headache. Unsafe allergic effects may rarely happen.
What do I do if I miss a dose
This drug is taken on an as needed basis. Do not take more often than every 24 hours unless told to do so by your doctor.
What precautions should I take when taking Zopiclone :
If you have an allergy to zopiclone or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have any of these health problems: Very bad liver disease, very bad lung disease, myasthenia gravis, or sleep apnea. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. If you are breast-feeding.
When do I need to seek medical help
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of low mood (depression), thoughts of killing yourself, nervousness, emotional ups and downs, thinking that is not normal, anxiety, or lack of interest in life. Change in thinking clearly and with logic. Feeling very tired or weak. Driving or doing other tasks or actions that you do not remember doing after taking this drug. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Can I take Zopiclone with other medicines:
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
Avoid alcohol and grapefruit juice.
How do I store Zopiclone :
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. – Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Hypnotics & Sedatives