What is Zopiclone
Zopiclone is used for the treatment of Insomnia/ Sleeplessness and sleep disorders. It helps you to get sound sleep by reducing the time required to get into sleep and puts an end to awakenings at night. Zopiclone is sold under different brand names like Imovane, Datolan and Zimovane. Zopiclone is recommended to be taken for short term usually a week or less.
Information before taking Zopiclone
Although Zopiclone is used for the treatment of Insomnia. The knowledge before consuming the medicine is a mandatory requirement. Under certain conditions Zopiclone should not be taken and the doctor should be informed if you suffer with following:
*Abused drugs or alcohol
*Suffering from Depression
*Pregnant or breast feeding
*Short of Breath
*Allergic to a particular ingredient present in Zopiclone
*Kidney or Liver Disease
*Headaches and Hallucination
*Sleep walking problems
Zopiclone Usage Instruction
Zopiclone should be taken as prescribed by the doctor. The dosage for Zopiclone is 7.5 Mg which should be taken with water and is not chew able. The instructions and information regarding the correct dosage of Zopiclone is available over the internet and the packaging of the tablet. These instruction should be followed and doctor’s suggestion should be taken time to time to avoid any health related issues. Zopiclone should be taken before 8 hours to sleep time so that the following day is not affected. It is advised not to drive after taking Zopiclone. Do not offer it to someone who is not prescribed by the Doctor. In circumstances like nausea, vomiting, dizziness and breathlessness immediately consult your doctor. This medicine is usually taken before going to bed.
Side Effects of Zopiclone
As every medication has some side effects same is with Zopiclone. It is reported that sometimes user faces short memory loss, nausea, hallucination and confusion if it is taken as an irregularity of dosage ie. Wrong time of the day or the overdose (Drug abuse). The common side effects include change in taste, tiredness, dry mouth and headache. Some time people feel tired and drowsy the following day.
Contact Doctor if following side effect is experienced (Rare Side Effects)
*Decreased Muscle tone
*Fast or Irregular Heartbeat
*Trembling and shaking of Fingers, Hands, Arms, Feet or Legs