Zopiclone is used for the control, treatment, prevention of insomnia and some other mental health problems. Whenever used to treat insomnia. It works by slowing down brain activity, thus increasing the length of sleep. Zopiclone also helps in case of severe problems of sleep due to mood or mental health problems.
If you miss a dose of Zopiclone, take the dose as soon as you remember. If the time for your next dose is near, skip the missed dose and resume your dosage schedule. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Using more medication will not improve your symptoms, rather it can cause poisoning or serious side effects.
Symptoms of Zopiclone overdose may include one or more of the following symptoms: excessive drowsiness, slow shallow breathing, pale skin, sudden onset of sweating, blurred vision, and loss of consciousness. In case of emergency/overdose immediately contact your doctor.
How to use
Use this medicine according to the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. Swallow it whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zopiclone Tablet is to be taken empty stomach
Side effects of Zopiclone, which may be,
- a bitter or metallic taste in your mouth,
- dry mouth,
- daytime sleepiness,
- daytime restlessness or anxiety,
- double vision,
- mental or mood changes,
- shakiness or clumsiness,
- Confusion, and difficulty occur.
Do not drive if you feel sleepy or tired. In the case of a severe allergic reaction to zopiclone, immediate medical attention should be given.
If you use other drugs or over-the-counter products at the same time, the effects of Zopiclone may change. This may increase your risk of side effects or because of this, your medicine may not work well.
Tell your doctor about all the medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your doctor can help you avoid the side effects of the medicine.
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