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Drug information on Zopicon (Zopiclone) from Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.

Zopicon

  Tablet  
Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.
Generic : Zopiclone
 63.26
7.5mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Zopiclone

Zopiclone(Imovane) generic Zopicon is a hypnotic and sedative, prescribed for insomnia. It works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Zopicon may be prescribed


Side effects of Zopicon

   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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Zopicon?

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

When is Zopicon not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Zopicon

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.

Other Precautions for Zopicon

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Zopicon

Store it at room temperature.



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