Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Introduction

Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination medicine used to treat insomnia. It helps to decrease the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells and calm the brain.

Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine suddenly without talking to the doctor.

Some common side effects of this medicine include confusion, memory impairment, and depression. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness. So, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. It may cause weight gain or weight loss depending upon person to person. To prevent weight gain, you can eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid snacking with high-calorie food and exercise regularly. On the other hand, weight loss can be managed by increasing food portions and consulting a dietitian. If you have been taking this medicine for a long time than regular monitoring of blood and liver functions may be required.

Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Resta Tablet

Benefits of Resta Tablet

In Insomnia

Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines that helps treat insomnia (difficulty falling or staying asleep) in people who have problems related to their sleeping habits. Insomnia may cause you to wake up earlier than usual and you may find it difficult to go back to sleep. It works by slowing down the abnormal activity of nerves in the brain to allow sleep. It also improves the sleep-wake cycle and restores it to normal. This helps you relax, feel calm and more energetic. It also helps you concentrate better and improves your quality of life.

Side effects of Resta Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Resta

  • Confusion
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Memory impairment
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Depression

How to use Resta 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. Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Resta Tablet works

To be updated soon.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you forget to take Resta Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet
₹1.81/Tablet
Zema P Tablet
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₹2.4/tablet
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Quick tips

  • Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet is prescribed for the treatment of insomnia.
  • It can take a week or two after starting this treatment before the effect begins to build up, and 4-6 weeks before you feel the full benefit. Do not stop taking it after a week or two, feeling it is not helping.
  • Do not stop taking Resta 0.25 mg/500 mg Tablet unless your doctor tells you to do so. Stopping treatment suddenly can cause problems and your doctor will probably want you to reduce your dose gradually when this becomes necessary.
  • Try to keep your regular appointments with your doctor. This is so your doctor can check on your progress.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient concerns

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Body temperature is high but no fever symptoms during night i can't able to deep sleep
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
For insomnia consult a psychiatrist
I can not sleep more than 5 hours,i had thyroid problem,for that thyroid .75 is taking,also taking asomax for b p problem though it is 130/90, my main problem sins is I can't sleep more than 5 hours ,
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Consult a psychiatrist for insomnia
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