Composition and form of release
Zopiclone is made in the form of white tablets with a light cream tint. The active substance of the drug is zopiclone.
Zopiclone is used in the treatment of primary sleep disorders, which are caused by difficulties with falling asleep, night and early awakenings. It is also used to treat transient situational and chronic forms of insomnia. In addition, Zopiclone is used in the treatment of secondary sleep disorders caused by mental disorders.
Dosage and administration
Zopiclone is intended for oral administration. The choice of treatment duration and dosage of the drug is carried out taking into account the severity of the disease and the reaction of the patient’s body, the introduction of the drug. If the doctor has not prescribed an individual treatment regimen, then the patient takes the medicine orally at 7.5 mg before going to bed. In the treatment of severe forms of insomnia, the dose can be increased to 15 mg. In the treatment of elderly patients or patients suffering from impaired liver function, the drug is prescribed at 3.75 mg.
Taking Zopiclone can cause a patient to have a bitter or metallic taste in the mouth, gastrointestinal upsets, mental disorders, confusion, irritability, and allergic reactions.
If during the treatment with the drug the patient has unusual symptoms, then he should immediately seek the advice of the attending physician.
Terms and conditions of storage
Zopiclone should be stored in a dry, dark place, out of the reach of children. The shelf life of the drug from the date of manufacture is 2 years.