Zolfresh 5 Tablet

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Uses of Zolfresh Tablet

Zolfresh 5 Tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia.

Zolfresh Tablet side effects

  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Memory impairment
  • Nervousness
  • Headache

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

How Zolfresh Tablet works

Zolfresh 5 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.

Zolfresh Tablet related warnings

Zolfresh 5 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Zolfresh 5 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.
Zolfresh 5 Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Zolfresh 5 Tablet is safe as per American Association of Pregnancy.
Zolfresh 5 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Zolfresh 5 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zolfresh 5 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Zolfresh 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zolfresh 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zolfresh 5 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 Zolfresh Tablet?

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

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zolfresh 5 Tablet to help you fall asleep faster and sleep for longer.
  • Take Zolfresh 5 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 Zolfresh 5 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zolfresh with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zolfresh

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
Hi I want to get consultation for my problems I am having loss of appetite and sleep since one and half months I can only eat one meal a day and my weight is decreasing very fast it dropped to 47 from 52 in just one month Also, cannot sleep for 3-4 days. Even if i fall asleep, I cannot sleep peacefully and get up in an hour or so. Basically its an on and off sleep I use Zolfresh to sleep But it is also not of major help. Please provide the solutions. Thank you
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
For step follow these measures. Follow the DO'S and Avoid DONOT'sDo'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 quietDONOT?S 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 bedPriyanaka you ache lost 5 kg in 1 month which is significant weight loss. I would suggest that you should get a clinical consultation to find the cause
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User Feedback


Q. Does Zolfresh make you high?

Zolfresh 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, Zolfresh may also make an individual dependent such that they are not be able to sleep or function normally without taking it

Q. Does Zolfresh have paracetamol (acetaminophen) or aspirin in it?

No, Zolfresh does not have paracetamol (acetaminophen) or aspirin in it

Q. Does Zolfresh expire?

Like all medicines, Zolfresh has an expiry date, which is printed on the tablet strip or bottle. Zolfresh should not be taken beyond this date.

Q. Can I take Zolfresh with prednisone?

No drug-drug interactions have been found Zolfresh taken with prednisone. However always consult with your doctor before taking these medicines together.

Q. Does Zolfresh help with anxiety?

Zolfresh is used to treat insomnia, which may help ease anxiety in some patients, although doctors do not prescribe Zolfresh for anxiety alone because it does not work in the same manner as other sedatives anti-anxiety drugs
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