Insonia 5 mg Tablet

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Uses of Insonia Tablet

Insonia 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia.

Insonia Tablet side effects

  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Memory impairment
  • Nervousness
  • Headache

How to use Insonia Tablet

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. Insonia 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Insonia Tablet works

Insonia 5 mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called sedative-hypnotics. It works by slowing activity of the nerve cells in the brain and helps fall asleep.

Insonia Tablet related warnings

Insonia 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Insonia 5 mg Tablet 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.
Insonia 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Insonia 5 mg Tablet is safe as per American Association of Pregnancy.
Insonia 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Insonia 5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Insonia 5 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Insonia 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Insonia 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Insonia 5 mg Tablet is generally started at a low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Insonia Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Insonia 5 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Insonia 5 mg Tablet to help you fall asleep faster and sleep for longer.
  • Take Insonia 5 mg Tablet 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 Insonia 5 mg Tablet, 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Insonia with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Insonia

I have been taking Saraswatarishtam and Medhavati for the last 4 months. I have seen an improvement in depression and am not tense any longer but it has not cured my insomnia. I want to know if it is safe to continue Saraswatarishtam for long periods of time and if there is any other medicine for general well being. Also, what do i do for insomnia?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
take tab zzowin 2 tab at night for insonia, no side effect in taking sarastwarihatm for long, butr a gap of 1 month should be done after 6 months, so that its effect is maintained
I have insomnia problem please treat meAnd i feel my pulse in my heart and stomuch
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Why you have insonia ,any other health issue. Start with zzowin tablet 2 at night , fix the time of sllep, head massage with any good oil is also good for inducing sleep.
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Q. Does Insonia make you high?

Insonia produces a calming effect on the brain and induces sleep. This calming effect may be perceived as pleasant or feeling high by some individuals. On prolonged use, Insonia may also make an individual dependent such that they are not be able to sleep or function normally without taking it

Q. Does Insonia have paracetamol (acetaminophen) or aspirin in it?

No, Insonia does not have paracetamol (acetaminophen) or aspirin in it

Q. Does Insonia expire?

Like all medicines, Insonia has an expiry date, which is printed on the tablet strip or bottle. Insonia should not be taken beyond this date.

Q. Can I take Insonia with prednisone?

No drug-drug interactions have been found Insonia taken with prednisone. However always consult with your doctor before taking these medicines together.

Q. Does Insonia help with anxiety?

Insonia is used to treat insomnia, which may help ease anxiety in some patients, although doctors do not prescribe Insonia for anxiety alone because it does not work in the same manner as other sedatives anti-anxiety drugs
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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