Your doctor has prescribed Zolinox to help you fall asleep faster and sleep for longer.
Take Zolinox 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 Zolinox, 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.
Zolinox is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Is Zolinox a benzodiazepine/narcotic/sedative?
Zolinox is a sedative hypnotic and not a benzodiazepine/narcotic
Q. Is Zolinox addictive?
Zolinox is not addictive if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor. However, consult your doctor if you develop addiction for Zolinox
Q. Is Zolinox like Valium?
Zolinox is hypnotic drug different from Valium (diazepam) which belongs to group of medicines called benzodiazepines
Q. How long can I take Zolinox for?
Patient can take Zolinox for 4 weeks. However, it depends upon disease condition. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Can I take zopiclone with mirtazapine/ sertraline/temazepam/ lorazepam/ Cymbalta (duloxetine)/ Xanax (alprazolam)/ tramadol?
Zopiclone in combination with mirtazapine/ sertraline/temazepam/ lorazepam/ Cymbalta (duloxetine)/ Xanax (alprazolam)/ tramadol may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Can I take zopiclone with beta blockers/ paracetamol/prednisolone?
Zopiclone can be taken in combination with beta blockers/ paracetamol/prednisolone as it does not cause any harmful reaction. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Does Zolinox reduce anxiety/relax you?
Zolinox is used to treat insomnia (inability to sleep) which may reduce anxiety and help you to relax
Q. Does Zolinox cause constipation/headache/high blood pressure/cancer/nausea/put on weight?
These side effects are rare or uncommon with Zolinox use. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience one or more such symptoms and stop taking Zolinox immediately.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Jun 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.