Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Andant Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Your doctor has prescribed Andant to help you fall asleep faster and sleep for longer.
Take Andant once while going to bed and do not repeat in the same night.
Not for long-term use as it can be habit-forming.
Along with taking Andant, follow simple tips to establish a sleep routine: Go to sleep and wake up at the same time each day; avoid drinking alcohol, smoking, or consuming coffee/tea four to six hours before going to bed; avoid large meal before bedtime; do not exercise right before going to bed; make sure the bedroom is quiet and dark; avoid daytime nap.
Do not abruptly stop the medicine if you have been regularly using it.
Andant Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Andant Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Andant Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Andant Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Andant Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Andant Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited information is available on the use of Andant Capsule in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Andant Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Andant Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Andant Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Andant is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Is zaleplon like zolpidem (Ambien)?
Zaleplon and zolpidem are hypnotics used for sleeplessness with unrelated chemical structure. Though they work by acting specifically on receptors in the brain called GABA-A receptors, their effects are different