Zopiclone is an insomnia medication helps in curing sleeplessness by delivering sound sleep. It works like a sleep-inducing agent because of its non-benzodiazepines drug group. This medicine is concerned with cyclopyrrolone to help in amplifying normal transmission of the signal such as GABA in the central nervous system.
Generic zopiclone tablets helps short term memory loss or amnesia. When this occurs, a person cannot recall what has happened between the time they took these and when the effects wear off. This is usually not a problem since most people fall asleep after taking these. In most instances, memory problems can be avoided by taking this only when you are able to get a full night's sleep (7 to 8 hours) before you need to be active again. Be sure to talk to your doctor if you think you are having memory problems. In deciding to use these tablets, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the benefits. This is a decision you and your doctor will make.
Take generic ZOPICLONE only as directed by your doctor . Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor recommends. If too much generic ZOPICLONE is taken, it may become habit-forming (causing mental or physical dependence). Do not take this when your schedule does not permit you to get a full night's sleep (7 to 8 hours) . If you wake up before, you may experience feelings of drowsiness and memory problems because the effects of this has not had time to wear off.
If you think you need to take Generic ZOPICLONE for more than 7 to 10 days, be sure to discuss it with your doctor. Insomnia that lasts longer than this may be a sign of an underlying medical problem. It will add to the effects of alcohol and other CNS depressants (medicines that cause drowsiness). Some examples of CNS depressants are antihistamines or medicine for hay fever, other allergies, or colds; sedatives, tranquilizers, or sleeping medicine; prescription pain medicine or narcotics; barbiturates; medicine for seizures; muscle relaxants; or anesthetics, including some dental anesthetics. Check with your doctor before taking any of the above while you are using generic ZOPICLONE. Generic ZOPICLONE Sleeping tablets may cause some people, especially older persons, to become drowsy, dizzy, lightheaded, clumsy, unsteady, or less alert than they are usually.
Even though generic ZOPICLONE is taken at bedtime, it may cause some people to feel drowsy or less alert when awake. Make sure you do not take generic ZOPICLONE before you drive, use machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous if you are dizzy, or are not alert or able to see well .If you develop any unusual and strange thoughts or behavior while you are taking generic ZOPICLONE, be sure to discuss it with your doctor. Occasionally people have noted that users have exhibited strange behaviour, similar to the behaviour expressed whilst under the influence of alcohol. Other changes may be more unusual and extreme, such as confusion, worsening of depression, hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there), suicidal thoughts, and unusual excitement, nervousness, or irritability.
If you will be taking generic ZOPICLONE for a long time, do not stop taking it without first checking with your doctor. Your doctor may want you to gradually reduce the amount of generic ZOPICLONE you are taking before stopping completely. Stopping these tablets suddenly may cause withdrawal side effects. Taking an overdose of these tablets or taking alcohol and other CNS depressants with generic ZOPICLONE may lead to breathing problems and unconsciousness. Some signs of an overdose of these tablets are clumsiness or unsteadiness, mental or mood changes, severe drowsiness, or unusual tiredness or weakness.
More common side effects:
Confusion - more common in older adults; clumsiness or unsteadiness - more common in older adults; daytime anxiety and/or restlessness; difficulty with coordination - more common in older adults; mood or behavior changes
Less common side effects:
Drowsiness (severe); shortness of breath; difficult or labored breathing; tightness in chest; wheezing; skin rash; aggressiveness; behavior changes
Rare side effects:
Memory problems--more common in older patients; behaviorl changes
Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:
Clumsiness; unsteadiness; mental or mood changes; drowsiness (severe); unusual tiredness or weakness; sluggishness; reduced physical activity; unusual sleepiness; loss of consciousness. Generic ZOPICLONE may cause you to have a coated tongue, bad breath, or a bitter taste. These effects are to be expected when you are taking generic ZOPICLONE.