This medication is a hypnotic and sedative, prescribed for insomnia. It works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep.
Contraindicated in patients with myasthenia gravis, respiratory failure, severe liver impairment, and hypersensitivity.
Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 7.5 mg/day at bedtime.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
• 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.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature.
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