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zolpidem

This medicine is used for the treatment of insomnia (a sleeping disorder). It is used as a short term treatment only, i.e. for 1-2 weeks. 

Contradications

Obstructive sleep apnea (breathing stops during sleep), Myasthenia Gravis (neuromuscular disease), respiratory depression and psychotic illness.

Side effects

 Its side effects are headache, drowsiness, dizziness, diarrhea, dry mouth, chest pain, and palpitations.

Serious side effects such as depression, hallucinations, confusion, agitation, behavior changes may occur. Consult your doctor right away.

Expert Advice

 

  1. What is the use of this medicine?
    This medicine is used for the treatment of insomnia (a sleeping disorder). It is used as a short term treatment only, i.e. for 1-2 weeks.
  2. What are its side effects? Its side effects are headache, drowsiness, dizziness, diarrhea, dry mouth, chest pain, and palpitations.

Serious side effects such as depression, hallucinations, confusion, agitation, behavior changes may occur. Consult your doctor right away.

  1. Is it safe for use during pregnancy and lactation?
    In pregnancy there hasn’t been any evidence of risk. This medicine is not recommended in lactating females. Consult your doctor for further assistance.
  2. How should it be administered?
    The treatment should be taken in a single intake and not be re-administered during the same night. It’s taken on empty stomach.
  3. How to store it?
    Do not store above 30°C or in a moist or warm place.
  4. What are its precautions?
    Liver impairment, depression, history of alcohol and drug abuse. Psychiatric disorders. Rebound insomnia and dependence of stopping treatment. Risk of sleepwalking & associated behaviors. Withdraw gradually.
  5. What are its contraindications?

Obstructive sleep apnea (breathing stops during sleep), Myasthenia Gravis (neuromuscular disease), respiratory depression and psychotic illness.

Medicines containing zolpidem

Zolp 10mg

By Adamjee Pharmaceuticals

Pack size: 2x10's

Rs.356

Rs.203.76

Stilnox 10MG TABLET

By Sanofi

Pack size: 20s

Rs.513.72

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