Sobrium 5mg Tablets
Sobrium 5 MG Description
Sobrium tablet is a prescription medication. It is used in the short-term management of insomnia or sleeplessness. Insomnia is a condition characterised by persistent problems in falling and staying
sleep. Zolpidem is particularly useful in the short-term management of insomnia where there is difficulty in falling asleep. It prevents frequent awakenings at night and lengthens sleep duration. The active ingredient in Sobrium tablets is Zolpidem 5 mg. Zolpidem is a non-benzodiazepine sedative and hypnotic agent. Zolpidem has habit-forming potential and the potential to be misused. Directions for use of Sobrium tablets is necessary. Careful monitoring of the user on this medication must be done. Sobrium tablets should be taken as recommended by the doctor. It should not be abruptly started or stopped, as it may cause withdrawal effects. Taking the pill at the same time every day is advisable for maximum efficacy. Side effects of Sobrium tablets include drowsiness, dizziness, diarrhoea, hallucination, nightmares, agitation, headache, fatigue, and cold and cough.
|You Save||₹8.63 (15% on MRP)|
|Uses||Short-term treatment of insomnia|
|Side effects||Drowsiness, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Nightmares, Agitation, Depression, Headache, Memory impairment, Fatigue, Cold, Cough|
Uses of Sobrium 5 MG
- Sobrium tablets are used for the short-term treatment of insomnia.
Contraindications of Sobrium 5 MG
- Do not take Sobrium tablets or use caution:
- If you have an allergy or are hypersensitive to Zolpidem; this medicine is contraindicated in such persons
- If you have respiratory insufficiency or obstructive sleep apnea
- If you are a child; this medicine is contraindicated in children
- If you have a history of psychotic symptoms
- If you have liver failure; this medicine is contraindicated
- If you have myasthenia gravis (a condition that affects muscles and respiration)
- If you have rare, hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, total lactase deficiency, or glucose-galactose malabsorption; it is contraindicated in such persons
Side effects of Sobrium 5 MG
- Side effects of Sobrium tablets include:
- Cold and cough
Precautions and Warnings of Sobrium 5 MG
Other General Warnings
- You do not see any improvements in your symptoms, even after 7-10 days of usage.
- You have a history of addiction or substance misuse.
- You take other medication. The ingredients of Sobrium tablets may react with these other medicines if they use the same pathway of metabolism in the body.
- You experience any mood changes.
Mode of Action of Sobrium 5 MG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Sobrium 5 MG
- Sobrium tablets should be taken as prescribed by the treating physician.
- It is recommended to take Sobrium tablets on a regular schedule and at the same time every day for optimal pharmacological effects.
- Swallow the tablet as a whole. Sobrium tablets should not be crushed, chewed, or broken.
- If your symptoms do not improve within 7-10 days of usage, inform your doctor immediately.
- Abrupt stoppage of Sobrium tablets can cause withdrawal side effects. Consult your doctor before stopping this medication.
- Sobrium tablets have habit-forming tendencies, so it is recommended that you follow the directions of your treating physician precisely and have regular follow-up
Interactions of Sobrium 5 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Sobrium tablets can interact with many medicines and cause adverse side effects. It is advised to inform the doctor of all medication being taken to be checked for possible interaction issues. The following medicines are known to interact with Sobrium tablets....
- Combined use with CNS depressants like alcohol causes increased psycho-motor side effects.
- The use of Sobrium tablets with Imipramine (a tricyclic antidepressant) results in decreased alertness in users.
- Impaired alertness and psycho-motor performance are observed in persons who use zolpidem and chlorpromazine.
- The concomitant use of rifampin and zolpidem decreases the efficacy of the latter.
- Concomitant use of ketoconazole and zolpidem can decrease the efficacy of zolpidem.
- The concomitant use of Sobrium tablets with opioids (like morphine and tramadol) is contraindicated, as it may cause respiratory depression, coma, and death.
- Inform your doctor regarding your current medications at the time of prescription of Sobrium tablets.
Interactions with food items
- Take Sobrium tablets before food. The absorption of Zolpidem is decreased when taken with or immediately after food.
Storage and disposal of Sobrium 5 MG
Dosage of Sobrium 5 MG
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: I have been using this tablet for a week now, but my symptoms have not improved. What should I do?
Q: I want to stop using this tablet. What should I do?
Q: I took this tablet one night as I was having trouble falling asleep, but I felt drowsy the next day. Should I reduce the dose of the tablet?
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