Description of the medicine: Zopiclone (Zopiclone)
6- (5-Chloro-2-pyridyl) -7 - [(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl) -carbonyloxy] -5,6-dihydropyrrolo [3,4-b] pyrazin-5-one.
Synonyms: Imovan, Picklodorm, Relaxon, Somnol, Imovan, Zimovane.
Sleeping pills of medium duration.
It accelerates the onset of sleep and increases its duration, positively affects the structure of sleep, as well as the function of breathing in a dream.
Quickly and completely absorbed in the digestive tract, C max is 1-3 hours, T 1/2 about 6 hours.
Applied with difficulty falling asleep, night awakening, with sleep disorders of a neurotic nature.
Assign to adults inside of 0.0075 g (1 tablet), less often 0.015 g; for elderly patients and for liver diseases, 0.00375 g (1/2 tablet). Sleep usually occurs within half an hour after administration and lasts 6-8 hours. It is not recommended to take the drug continuously for more than 4 weeks.
Possible side effects: drowsiness, irritability, derpy, lack of coordination of movements, dryness and bitterness in the mouth, nausea, vomiting, skin allergic reactions.
Contraindications: severe respiratory failure, pregnancy, breast-feeding.
Due to the possibility of developing drowsiness, dizziness and impaired coordination of movements, you should avoid driving a car and exercising, requiring increased attention and speed of reaction; during the period of treatment it is not allowed to drink alcoholic beverages.
Release form: tablets on 0,0075 g (7,5 mg) (N.5).