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General Information on Zopiclone

Generic Name : Zopiclone

Pronunciation : zoe' pi clone

Latest prescription information about Zopiclone. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y47.8 | Therapeutic Classification : Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs

Trade Names/Brand Names of Zopiclone

India : 

International : 

Imovane, Ran-Zopiclone, Rhovane Zimovane, Zileze, Zimoclone, Zopitan, Zorclone

Why is Zopiclone Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a hypnotic and sedative, prescribed for insomnia.  It works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep.

When should Zopiclone not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with myasthenia gravis, respiratory failure, severe liver impairment, and hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Zopiclone?

Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 7.5 mg/day at bedtime.

How should Zopiclone be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Zopiclone?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of psychiatric disorders, drug abuse, kidney or liver disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Avoid alcohol consumption.
It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Avoid abrupt withdrawal.
Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise patient may get addicted to this drug.

What are the side effects of Zopiclone?

   Central Nervous System : Irritability, confusion, depressed mood, aggressiveness, incoordination, memory loss, drowsiness and lightheadedness.
   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting and bitter taste.
   Heart : Palpitations.
   Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing.
   Skin : Rash, spots on skin, hives, increased sweating and itching.
   Metabolic : Weight loss.
   Musculoskeletal : Limb heaviness.

What are the other precautions for Zopiclone?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Zopiclone?

Store it at room temperature.

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STEAM39 

How much will it cost for 400 7.5 mg zopiclone in u.k pounds please , and how long do you take for delivery after payment , thanks

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Hi how much are your zopiclone in English pounds

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