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, Piklodorm, Relaxon, Somnol, Imovan, Zimovane.
Sleeping pills mean duration of action.
Accelerates the onset of sleep and increases its duration, positively affects the structure of sleep, as well as the function of breathing in sleep.
Quickly and completely absorbed into the gastrointestinal tract, C max is 1-3 h, T 1/2 about 6 h.
Applied with difficulty falling asleep, nocturnal awakening, with sleep disorders of a neurotic nature.
Assign adults inside by 0,0075 g (1 tablet), less often at 0,015 g; Elderly patients and in diseases of the liver 0.00375 grams (1/2 tablet). Sleep occurs usually in half an hour after taking and lasts 6-8 hours. It is not recommended to take the drug continuously over 4 weeks.
Possible side effects: drowsiness, irritability, dermatology, impaired coordination of movements, dryness and bitterness in the mouth, nausea, vomiting, skin allergic reactions.
Contraindications: severe respiratory failure, pregnancy, breast-feeding.
In connection with the possibility of developing drowsiness, dizziness and impaired coordination of movements, you should avoid driving and training, which requires increased attention and speed of reaction; During the treatment period it is not allowed to drink alcoholic beverages.
Form release: tablets of 0.0075 g (7.5 mg) (N.5).