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Side effect(s) of Zopiclone


Review the side-effects of Zopiclone as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

   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.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Zopiclone

Zopiclone(Imovane) generic is a hypnotic and sedative, prescribed for insomnia. It works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep.


Trade Names for Zopiclone

India :


International :


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