Zolfresh tablet is a sedative medicine. Characterized as a hypnotic, this drug is essentially used in order to help insomnia and other sleep-related disorders. It works by acting on the imbalanced chemicals of the brain to treat sleeplessness. The patient should not take Zolfresh for a long time as it has habit forming tendency. One should also not stop the medicine before the completion of doses as it might lead to side effects tremor, anxiety, behavioral disorder, and tremor.
Zolfresh tablet acts as a sedative and is used to treat sleep disorder , flushing, and insomnia.
The following are some of the side effects of the drug:
The dosage of Zolfresh tablet is prescribed by the doctor as per the medical history of the medicine. The doctor also discusses the age, weight, and height before prescribing the dosage. Patient with the problem of depression should avoid the consumption of medicine. The patient should not stop the medication in between even if the symptoms disappear. It is advisable to consult the doctor before stopping it.
Zolfresh chiefly consists of the active ingredient Zolpidem.
The following are some of the general precautions to be kept in mind before consuming the drug:
The following are some of the substitutes of Zolfresh tablet:
You should discuss the current medicines with the doctor to avoid any kind of drug interaction. It will help the doctor to prevent or manage drug interaction. Using this medicine with other drugs might increase the side effects as well as lowers the effectiveness of the tablet.
Here is the list of medicines that interact with Zolfresh:
Interaction with alcohol
People should not consume alcohol after the consumption of the tablet as it might affect the nervous system. It also increases the risk of side effects like decreased alertness and dizziness. Don’t get involved in an activity that requires alertness.
People with the problem of depression should not use this tablet as it might lead to mood swings and major health problems.
Here is the list of health conditions in which people should avoid the usage of medicine.
Zolfresh tablet is prescribed by the doctor to help insomnia or any other kind of sleep disorder. Insomnia is a problem in which a patient is unable to fall asleep. The reason behind this problem is because of poor sleeping habit, lack of exercise or chronic illness. It should take the dose of medicine as per the instruction by the doctor for better effectiveness.
Here is the list of medicines that should not take with Zolfresh:
Ans: Yes, Zolfresh tablet is addictive or habit-forming so you should only take the medicine for the time period that doctor has prescribed. Overdose of medicine might lead to memory loss and health problems.
Ans: No, Zolfresh tablet is used to treat anxiety. It is prescribed by a doctor to patients who are suffering from the sleeping disorder.
Yes, it does. The expiry date on the label should be thoroughly checked before consuming the drug.
No, driving is strictly prohibited. The most common side effects of administering Zolfresh include sleepiness and drowsiness. As a result, driving should be avoided.
No, it does not contain paracetamol.
Some of the common side effects of Zolfresh tablet are dizziness, fast heartbeat, confusion, unsteadiness, blurred vision, dry mouth and loss of appetite
Ans: Yes, it is prescribed by the doctor who is suffering from insomnia and flushing. However, one should not take Zolfresh without the prescription or consultation with the doctor as it might lead to health problems.
No, you should not drink alcohol after taking Zolfresh it increases the risk side effects like dizziness and nausea. It might also interact with the drug and cause serious health problems.
It is used to treat sleeping disorder like insomnia and flushing.
No, women who are pregnant or planning a pregnancy should not take Zolfresh as it might lead to respiratory depression. If in case it is necessary then consult the doctor for a substitute or an alternative.
Ans: No, women who are breastfeeding should not take Zolfresh as it might pass into the milk and affect the health of the infant.
Ans: It is a sedative and hypnotic drug that is used to treat severe insomnia. Insomnia is a medical condition that is associated with a persistent problem in falling and staying asleep.
Ans: It is a sleeping pill that is primarily used to treat insomnia, a type of sleep disorder.
Ans: No. The medicine is not banned in India. However, it is a prescription only medicine that needs a prescription to be dispensed.
Ans: It should be consumed before having a meal. However, you should consult a doctor for case-specific recommendations.
Ans: No, It is not an over-the-counter medicine. It legally requires a prescription to be dispensed.
Ans: Although it is always recommended to check the expiry date of the medicine before administering it, a single expired dose of Zolfresh Tablet may not cause any severe side effect. However, it must be noted that the efficacy of the medicine may be affected as an expired tablet will not be that effective in treating the symptoms. Also, in case the patient experiences any discomfort after the consumption of an expired doses, a doctor must be consulted immediately to seek remedial action.
Ans: No. As the tablets are sleeping pills that cause extreme drowsiness, driving (or any other activity that requires mental alertness) post consuming these tablets is not advisable.
• The medicine should be stored away from direct sunlight and heat.
• It should be stored in a cool and dry place.
• The medicine should be kept out of reach of pets and children
Ans: No, it is not advisable to consume alcohol during the course of treatment with Zolfresh as the interaction may result in an increased risk of depression of the central nervous system and respiratory system.
Following are the contraindications of Zolfresh tablet:
• Hypersensitivity reaction
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