What is Zopiclone 7.5 Mg ?
Zopiclone is a very innovative and effective medication that is usually recommended for sleep-related issues. It belongs to the category of medicines called sedative-hypnotics.
Zopiclone is a great option for sleep pills, since it helps to prevent early morning awakenings, frequent wakeups during the night and it also effectively combats regular difficulties with falling asleep. However, as it is usually the case with sedative-hypnotics, it should be only taken by people whose troubles sleeping affect their regular functioning during the day, and it should not be taken for more than seven to ten consecutive days.
Zopiclone can help with difficulty falling asleep, frequent wake-ups during the night, or early morning awakenings. Zopiclone should usually not be taken for more than 7 to 10 consecutive days. It should be used only by people for whom disturbed sleep results in problems functioning during the day.
Zopiclone Side Effects
Given below are some of the side effects of Zopiclone 7.5 Mg.
Daytime drowsiness, dizziness, lightheadedness, bitter taste, dry mouth, headache or stomach upset may occur the first few days as your body adjusts to the medication. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if you develop: rapid/pounding/irregular heartbeat, skin rash, changes in vision, slurred speech, severe drowsiness, loss of memory, incoordination, confusion, depression, irritability or other behavioral changes. medication. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
- appetite changes
- bitter taste in mouth
- decreased muscle tone
- difficulty speaking
- dry mouth
- fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeat (more common for seniors)
- feeling of heaviness of arms and legs
- impaired vision
- increase in the amount of saliva (more common for seniors)
- increased sweating (more common for seniors)
- stomach upset
- tingling, burning, or prickly sensation
- trembling and shaking of fingers, hands, arms, feet, or legs (more common for seniors)
- vomiting (more common for seniors)
- weight loss
Zopiclone 7.5 Mg Precautions
Alcohol use: The use of zopiclone after consuming alcohol increases the risk of severe side effects such as breathing difficulty and performing activities while not being aware or awake. Alcohol should not be consumed if you are taking zopiclone.
Anxiety or restlessness: An increase in daytime anxiety or restlessness has been observed during treatment with zopiclone.
Bad taste in mouth: Zopiclone may cause you to have a coated tongue, bad breath, or a bitter taste in your mouth. These effects often occur when this medication is being used.
Behaviour changes: This medication may worsen symptoms of depression, including thoughts of suicide or wanting to harm others. It may also cause agitated or aggressive behaviour. If you experience these symptoms or any other behaviour change while taking this medication, contact your doctor immediately.
Family members or caregivers of people who are taking this medication should contact the person’s doctor immediately if they notice unusual behaviour changes.
Confusion: This medication affects mental efficiency (e.g., concentration, attention, and vigilance). The risk of confusion is greater for seniors and those with brain damage.
Drowsiness/reduced alertness: Zopiclone can cause excessive drowsiness and decreased mental alertness. Do not operate heavy machinery or drive after taking this medication. Wait at least 12 hours after taking this medication before driving or engaging in other activities that require mental alertness.
Medical conditions: If you have depression, breathing problems, or liver impairment, discuss with your doctor how this medication may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of this medication, and whether any special monitoring is needed.
Memory disturbance: Amnesia of varying severity has been reported following normal doses of medications like zopiclone. This effect is rare with zopiclone.
Performing activities while not fully awake: People taking zopiclone may perform activities such as sleepwalking, driving, preparing and eating food, and making phone calls while not fully awake and unaware of their actions. The next morning, they may not remember what happened. This may be more likely to occur if you use alcohol or other sedative medications. If you discover this has happened to you, contact your doctor immediately.