Your doctor has prescribed Zolfresh to help you fall asleep faster and sleep for longer.
Take Zolfresh 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, 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.
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
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 9th Jan 2018. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.