Zolcent 5mg Tablet

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Crescent Therapeutics Ltd

Composition for Zolcent 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Zolcent Tablet

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Uses of Zolcent Tablet

Zolcent 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia.
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Side effects of Zolcent Tablet

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Sleepiness, Dizziness, Uncoordinated body movements, Memory impairment, Nervousness, Headache.

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

How Zolcent Tablet works

Zolcent 5mg 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 Zolcent Tablet

Expert advice for Zolcent Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zolcent to help you fall asleep faster and sleep for longer.
  • Take Zolcent 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 Zolcent, 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Zolcent 5mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Zolcent 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zolcent 5mg 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.
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Lactation
Zolcent 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Zolcent 5mg Tablet is safe as per American Association of Pregnancy.
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Driving
Zolcent 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Zolcent 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zolcent 5mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Zolcent 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zolcent 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Zolcent 5mg 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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Flugee 150mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Zolpidem, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zolcent 5mg Tablet

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