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Zilion SL 10 mg Tablet

Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Zilion SL 10 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Zilion SL 10 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Zilion SL Tablet

Uses of Zilion SL Tablet

Zilion SL 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia.

Zilion SL Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Zilion SL are Sleepiness, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movements, Memory impairment, Nervousness, Headache.

How to use Zilion SL 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. Zilion SL 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zilion SL Tablet works

Zilion SL 10 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.
In Depth Information on Zilion SL Tablet

Expert advice for Zilion SL Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zilion SL 10 mg Tablet to help you fall asleep faster and sleep for longer.
  • Take Zilion SL 10 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 Zilion SL 10 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.
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Zilion SL Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Zilion SL Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Zilion SL 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zilion SL 10 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.
Lactation
Zilion SL 10 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.
Zilion SL 10 mg Tablet is safe as per American Association of Pregnancy.
Driving
Zilion SL 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Zilion SL 10 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zilion SL 10 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Zilion SL 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zilion SL 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zilion SL 10 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 Zilion SL Tablet?

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If you miss a dose of Zilion SL 10 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zilion SL

Stress and insomnia problem please medicine prescribe
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Follow Dos and Avoid DONOTSDo's Maintain regular hours of bedtime and arising If hungry have a light snack before bedtime Regular exercise schedule Take an hour to wind down before going to bed If worried about something, write it down and deal with it in morning Keep the bedroom cool Keep the bedroom dark Keep the bedroom quietDONTS take nap Watch the clock so u know how bad ur insomnia is Exercise right before going to bed Watch TV in bed when u can't sleep Eat a heavy meal before bedtime Drink coffee in evening Use alcohol to help going to sleep Smoking Read in bed when u can't sleep Exercise in bed Talk on phone in bed"
I am feeling higher stress, phobia, severe anxiety, insomnia etc
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Anxiety is the result of a hyperarousal state of nervous system due to a low threshold for threat perception. In simpler words, it's an ongoing flight or fight response. It can elicit a neuro-hormonal response understood as Flight or Fright reaction kicking in physiological cascade of symptoms ranging from palpitations, tachycardia, breathlessness, increased bowel movement, increase frequency of urination, dizziness, muscle tension or pain, trembling, dizziness, blurring of vision to restlessness, confusion and fainting spells. Chronic stress causes prolonged anxiety response with the consequences of slowed cognition , lack of concentration, headaches, fluctuations in blood pressure, irritable bowel syndrome with persistent Bowel movement issues and increased wear and tear of body tissues. Other somatic symptoms can also be seen like feeling of obstruction in throat or thrust tightness, stomach ache, nausea, recurrent vomiting, increased body temperature, feeling of electrical sensations or ants on skin ( paresthesia) etc. The interest in routine activities like eating, socialising with friends and family and sex goes down. Identifying your stressors, learning to deal with them, de stressing regularly by doing something that makes one feel good, yoga and meditation are some non pharmacological strategies to deal with it. If the condition is persisting for a long time, it's better to see a psychiatrist.
I suffer from insomnia for the last 20 years now l take half tablet of ZOLFRESH 5 mg tablet but get. a hangover next day so please suggest some better tablet for which l will be ever grateful Thanks PATIENT
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Take Zolfresh at the time of going to bed. It is a short acting drug and suitable for Insomnia for you. also follow the sleep hygiene
Since one month i am suffering from insomnia i am having hypothyroid but levels are normal
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, greetings from 1mg.comSleeping disorders are generally due to the inability of fall asleep or disturbance of sleep due to frequently waking up in the middle of sleep. They may be short term or long term. Long term sleeping disorders are mostly associated with chronic illnesses. Try conservative measures like Sleeping daily at a particular time daily, note that the best time to sleep is between 10 pm to 4 am. Avoiding napping at daytime. Avoiding alcohol. Avoiding too much tea n coffee particularly in the evening. Sprinkling levender oil over pillow and head. Getting treatment if you have any disease like a cough, acid reflux disorder, pain etc. Avoiding anxiety about the past and future performances. Doing meditation to relieve stress if they don't work kindly consult a neurologist. Click on this link for further information https://www.1mg.com/articles/12-practical-tips-to-improve-your-sleep/ I hope it helps.
Sir any side effects of dapoxetine 30 mg (kutumb)
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
it is a safe drug when taken as per doctor's advice. some side effects are Nervousness, Upper respiratory infection, Rhinitis, Dizziness, Nausea, Insomnia, Somnolence, Headache, Diarrhea, Dyspepsia
I have insomnia problem please treat meAnd i feel my pulse in my heart and stomuch
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
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.
headache for case of one condition. insomnia due headache. the condition is circulating again and again.feeling regretful for.that condition.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
This response may be too late but I just got this querie. The following link may help regarding headache. If you have questions, you may send in a fresh querie.http://drjyotikapoor.com/2015/01/26/chronic-headaches-and-migraines/

Frequently asked questions about Zilion SL Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Zolpidem
Q. Does Zilion SL make you high?
Zilion SL 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, Zilion SL may also make an individual dependent such that they are not be able to sleep or function normally without taking it
Q. Does Zilion SL have paracetamol (acetaminophen) or aspirin in it?
No, Zilion SL does not have paracetamol (acetaminophen) or aspirin in it
Q. Does Zilion SL expire?
Like all medicines, Zilion SL has an expiry date, which is printed on the tablet strip or bottle. Zilion SL should not be taken beyond this date.
Q. Can I take Zilion SL with prednisone?
No drug-drug interactions have been found Zilion SL taken with prednisone. However always consult with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Does Zilion SL help with anxiety?
Zilion SL is used to treat insomnia, which may help ease anxiety in some patients, although doctors do not prescribe Zilion SL for anxiety alone because it does not work in the same manner as other sedatives anti-anxiety drugs

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zilion SL with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zilion SL with Rifampicin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom
Zilion SL with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro, Icoz, Itrasil
Zilion SL with Fluconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
Zilion SL with Miconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miconazole: Canticid
Zilion SL with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Terbimet, Derbina, Mycosol, Tinacure, Terowin, Febitan
Zilion SL with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Fungior, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu, Vonfung Ndd, Vorineon
Zilion SL with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Critposa, Noxafil
Zilion SL with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Ctm V, Caniten, D Zorb, Scania
Zilion SL with Sertaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sertaconazole: Sertazol V

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