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Zilion SL 5 mg Tablet

Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Zilion SL 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Zilion SL 5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Zilion SL Tablet

Uses of Zilion SL Tablet

Zilion SL 5 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 5 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 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.

In Depth Information on Zilion SL Tablet

Expert advice for Zilion SL Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zilion SL 5 mg Tablet to help you fall asleep faster and sleep for longer.
  • Take Zilion SL 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 Zilion SL 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.
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Zilion SL Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zilion SL Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Zilion SL 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zilion SL 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.
Lactation
Zilion SL 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.
Zilion SL 5 mg Tablet is safe as per American Association of Pregnancy.
Driving
Zilion SL 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Zilion SL 5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zilion SL 5 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Zilion SL 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zilion SL 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zilion SL 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 Zilion SL Tablet?uses

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

Patient Concerns

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
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SERIOUS
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Zilion SL with Voriconazole
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Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu, Vonfung Ndd, Vorineon, Vorimed, Vorifast
Zilion SL with Fenticonazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Zilion SL with Fluconazole
SERIOUS
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Zilion SL with Sertaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sertaconazole: Sertazol V

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