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Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Zolent Tablet

Uses of Zolent Tablet

Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety.

Zolent Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Zolent are Memory impairment, Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

How to use Zolent 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. Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zolent Tablet works

Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Zolent Tablet

Expert advice for Zolent Tablet

  • If you are taking Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet is very high.
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Zolent Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zolent Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zolent 0.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zolent Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zolent 0.5 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Zolent Tablet

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Q. What is Zolent used for?
Zolent is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not to be used for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
Q. Is Zolent safe?
Zolent is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Zolent addictive (habit-forming)?
Yes, the use of Zolent has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Zolent is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Zolent an opioid?
No, Zolent is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
Q. Is Zolent an anti-depressant?
No, Zolent is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
Q. Is Zolent a narcotic substance?
No, Zolent is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
Q. Can I take Zolent for a hangover?
No, Zolent is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Zolent should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Q. Can I take Zolent for anxiety?
Yes, Zolent is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not recommended for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
Q. Can I take Zolent for heart palpitations?
No, Zolent is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Zolent should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Zolent for alcohol withdrawal?
No, Zolent is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Q. Does Zolent reduce blood pressure?
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Zolent. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Zolent.
Q. Does Zolent make you sleepy?
Yes, Zolent makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Zolent. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Zolent and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Q. Does Zolent expire?
Yes, Zolent like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Q. Does Zolent cause weight gain?
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Zolent. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Zolent.
Q. Can the use of Zolent cause hair loss?
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Zolent. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Zolent with hydrocodone?
Zolent should not be taken with hydrocodone. Zolent belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and hydrocodone belongs to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolent with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Zolent and paracetamol. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolent with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Zolent and hence decrease the levels of Zolent in the body which may decrease the effect of Zolent and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolent with clonazepam?
Zolent should not be taken with clonazepam as both the medicines belong to the same class of medicines called benzodiazepines. When taken together, they can cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolent with oxycodone?
Zolent should not be taken with oxycodone. Zolent belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and oxycodone belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolent with tramadol?
Zolent should not be taken with tramadol. Zolent belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and tramadol belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolent with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Zolent and ibuprofen. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolent with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Zolent and sertraline. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolent with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Zolent and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolent for the rest of my life?
No, Zolent should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Zolent for pain?
No, Zolent is not indicated for the treatment of any kind of pain. It belongs to the class of benzodiazepines and is indicated for the treatment of anxiety.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zolent with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zolent with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Zolent with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxital
Zolent with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid
Zolent with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, SV
Zolent with Lansoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lansoprazole: Legend, Lazole, Less, Zolitec, Lansad, Lanspic, Lansure, Wylan, Lanzyco, Dyzole
Zolent with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Zolent with Pantoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pantoprazole: Altole, Pandosun, Paddy, Solprazole, P Od, Pantolex, Pantopaa, Maspan, Pantodell, Zenta
Zolent with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Develpin
Zolent with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Zolent with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Zolent with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Zolent with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium
Zolent with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot
Zolent with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast
Zolent with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF
Zolent with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase
Zolent with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Zolent with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez
Zolent with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita
Zolent with Rabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rabeprazole: Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure, Rabon, Rabequeen, Solrazole, R Od, Rabod, Rabgize, Rabepaa
Zolent with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, C-Pride
Zolent with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid

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