Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet

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Introduction

Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet is used for short-term treatment of insomnia. It reduces sleep onset time and frequent awakening at night. This medicine improves sleep maintenance and therefore ensures sound sleep.

Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet is never used for long-term treatment of insomnia, because of its high habit-forming potential. It should be taken on an empty stomach, preferably just before going to bed. 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 as advised by your doctor as it is habit-forming. Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include mild bitter or metallic taste in your mouth, dry mouth, and feeling drowsy or sleepy. These are usually temporary and resolve on their own after some time. Consult your doctor if these bother you or do not away. They may be able to suggest ways to reduce or prevent the side effects.

Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet can dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you and do not take alcohol with it as it may worsen the dizziness. Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, hallucinations, or suicidal thoughts while taking this medicine.

Before taking Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet, inform your doctor about all other medicines that you are taking, so that your doctor can advise if taking this medicine is right for you. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are suffering from any liver or kidney problems. You should avoid smoking and alcohol while using this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should not use this medicine. However, if the need arises, please consult your doctor before using it.

Uses of Zeclone Tablet

Benefits of Zeclone Tablet

In Treatment of Insomnia

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder in which there is difficulty in falling or staying asleep at night. Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet helps treat insomnia as well as improves the quality of sleep. Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep. This helps you relax and feel more energetic. It also helps you concentrate better and improves your quality of life.

Side effects of Zeclone 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 Zeclone

  • Metallic taste
  • Bitter taste
  • Drowsiness
  • Dryness in mouth

How to use Zeclone 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. Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Zeclone Tablet works

Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet is a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic. It has hypnotic and anxiolytic properties. It works by regulating the GABA receptor, thus relaxes the nerves and brain. This is how it helps you to fall asleep.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zeclone 7.5mg 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zeclone 7.5mg 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
Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Zeclone Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet to help you fall asleep faster and sleep for longer.
  • It is best taken without food as a high-fat meal can reduce its absorption and effect. 
  • Take it 30 to 45 minutes before bedtime and only when you have time to sleep for at least 7 hours.
  • It makes you feel dizzy next morning. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It does not affect total sleep time. However,  it reduces sleep onset time and frequent awakening at night.
  • Never share your medication with any other person who also has a sleep problem.
  • It may cause a bitter taste in your mouth or a dry mouth. Try sipping water and inform your doctor if it bothers you.
  • Inform your doctor if your sleep doesn’t improve after 7 to 10 days of treatment.
  • Stop taking medication and inform your doctor If you experience sleep driving or memory loss.
  • Do not stop taking medication suddenly as it may lead to anxiety, mood changes, and restlessness. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Cyclopyrrolone Derivative
Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS
Action Class
Non-benzodiazepine hypnotics (Z Compounds)

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zeclone with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Clowil, Odis, Kamestin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole
SERIOUS

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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FAQs

Q. Is Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet addictive?

Yes, Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet can be addictive. Although, this is more common in patients with pre-existing addiction or chemical abuse, or those having underlying psychiatric disorders.

Q. How long does it take for Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet to work?

Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet starts working shortly after you take it. The maximum levels of Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet are reached within an hour of taking it. Taking Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet may make you feel sleepy and sleepiness may persist for some time. This is the reason that you should prefer taking Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet immediately before you go to bed, or after you have gone to bed but could not fall asleep. Moreover, take Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet only if you know that you will be able to stay in bed for at least 7 to 8 hours after taking the medication.

Q. Does Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet have abuse potential?

Yes, Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet does have abuse potential. The risk of abuse increases with the dose and duration of treatment and concomitant use of other psychoactive drugs. The risk is also greater for patients who have a history of alcohol or drug abuse or history of psychiatric disorders.

Q. What are the symptoms of overdose of Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet?

An overdose of medicine can lead to the following symptoms of feeling drowsy, confused, sleeping deeply and possibly falling into a coma. It may also reduce muscle strength (hypotonia), feeling dizzy, light headed, or faintness. Other symptoms could be falling over or losing balance or difficulty in breathing. The underlying reason could be low blood pressure.

Q. How long should I take Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet?

Treatment should be as short as possible and should not exceed four weeks which includes the period of slowly decreasing the dose. For transient sleeplessness, the recommended duration is 2-5 days and for short lived sleeplessness duration should be 2-3 weeks.

Q. Can I drink alcohol with Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet?

Do not drink alcohol while you are taking Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet. Alcohol can increase the effects of Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet and make you sleep very deeply so that you do not breathe properly or have difficulty waking.

Q. Is Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet safe to take?

Yes, Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet is safe to take if taken at the prescribed dose and for a short duration (less than 4 weeks). If the dose and duration is increased then risk of abuse and dependence on the medicine is more likely to occur.

Q. Does Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet affect memory?

Memory impairment is rare, but may occur, especially when sleep is interrupted or there is a delay in going to bed after taking the tablet. Therefore to reduce such possibility of memory impairment, patients should ensure that they are taking when they are able to have a full night's sleep (uninterrupted sleep of about 7 to 8 hours).

Q. Can I drive after taking Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet?

Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet can cause slowing of your normal brain function (central nervous system depression) which may adversely affect the ability to drive or to use machines. It can be very unsafe if a patient drives within 12 hours of taking Zeclone 7.5mg Tablet.

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