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Sove 10mg Tablet

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Sove 10 MG Description

Sove 10 mg Tablet contains zolpidem as its active ingredient. It belongs to a group of medications known as sedative-hypnotics. It is primarily used in the treatment of sleep disorders. It acts by in

creasing the effect of GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid, a chemical messenger responsible for the feeling of relaxation) in the central nervous system, thus causing relaxation and helping the patient sleep better. Sove 10 mg Tablet helps reduce the sleep onset time, and further prescribed doses can also improve sleep continuity. Sove 10 mg Tablet can be taken orally with water, usually 20-40 minutes before sleeping at night. It is advised to maintain a gap of 1-2 hours between eating food and taking the medication. Sove 10 mg Tablets can cause side effects like nausea, dizziness, lightheadedness, headache, difficulty in walking and maintaining balance. Sove 10 mg Tablet is advised to be taken only if you plan to sleep for at least 6-8 hours at a stretch. It is not recommended for anyone under the age of 18.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹81.58
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ContainsZolpidem(10.0 Mg)
UsesSleep onset issues, sleep continuity
Side effectsNausea, Dizziness, lightheadedness, headaches, hot flashes, constipation, diarrhoea, difficulty in maintaining walk and balance, and control muscle tremors
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Uses of Sove 10 MG

  • Sove 10 mg Tablet is used in,
  • Treatment of sleeplessness
  • Treatment of night awakenings
  • Treatment of disturbed sleep

Contraindications of Sove 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to zolpidem or other ingredients of Sove 10 mg Tablet.
  • If you have myasthenia gravis (a condition that causes uncontrolled muscle tremors).
  • If you have a history of sleep apnoea (difficulty in breathing while sleeping).
  • If you have been diagnosed with mental health conditions.
  • If you have glaucoma (increased intra-eye pressure due to eye defects).
  • If you have a history of narcotics or substance abuse.
  • If you have a history of not remembering things after taking sleeping medication.
  • If you are lactose intolerant.
  • Sove 10 mg Tablets are not recommended for anyone below the age of 18.
  • Sove 10 mg Tablets are not recommended for mentally or severely physically challenged patients.

Side effects of Sove 10 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Headaches
  • Difficulty in walking and maintaining balance
  • Nausea
  • Heartburn, dry mouth
  • Constipation or diarrhoea
  • Tingling sensation in the body
  • Uncontrolled muscle movements/tremors
  • Vivid dreams

Precautions and Warnings of Sove 10 MG



Can I take Sove 10 mg Tablet during pregnancy?
No, limited trials of zolpidem use during pregnancy in animal subjects have demonstrated harmful effects on the foetus. Therefore, it is not advisable to take Sove 10 mg Tab if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy. Consult your physician for alternative treatment.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Sove 10 mg Tab while breastfeeding?
As per published reports, Sove 10 mg Tablet is not known to pass via breast milk from mother to baby. So, it may be safe to take. Consult your physician before starting this medication if you are breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have taken Sove 10 mg Tab?
No, it is potentially hazardous to drive or operate any heavy machinery after you have taken Sove Tablet, as it will make you sleepy 20 to 40 minutes after consumption.


Can I consume alcohol with Sove 10 mg Tablet?
No, alcohol is prohibited while you are taking Sove 10 mg Tablet, as it may increase side effects like dizziness, lightheadedness, disorientation, headaches, vomiting, and hot flashes.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any allergy after taking Sove 10 mg Tab, like rashes, hives, or swelling on the face.
  • You want to increase/decrease the dose of the medication.
  • You experience side effects that are too severe and disrupt your everyday life.
  • You experience persistent side effects.
  • You want to stop taking Sove 10 mg Tab.
  • You have missed any dose/doses of Sove 10 mg Tab.
  • You conceive during the course of Sove Tab or are planning a pregnancy.

Mode of Action of Sove 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Sove 10 mg Tablet contains zolpidem as the active ingredient that acts by binding on the GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid, a chemical transmitter between neurons responsible for decreasing brain activity...
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Directions for Use of Sove 10 MG

  • Sove 10 mg Tablet is to be taken orally with water, preferably 20 to 40 minutes before sleeping at night.
  • Do not chew or crush Sove Tablet.
  • It is advised to keep a gap of 1 to 2 hours between your last meal and the medication as the fat content of food influences the absorption of the medication and may reduce its efficacy.
  • Check the expiry of Sove Tablets before taking it.
  • Take the medication only if you plan to sleep for 6 to 8 hours at a stretch.
  • Do not take the medication if you have to wake up a few hours after taking the medicine as it may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, nausea, and disorientation.

Interactions of Sove 10 MG

Interactions with food items

  • There are no reports of any specific food that interacts with Sove Tablets to cause side effects. Unless advised otherwise by the doctor, a regular diet can be continued.
  • Alcohol is prohibited while on Sove 10 mg Tablet, as it may increase the severity of side effects like nausea, lightheadedness, dizziness, disorientation, and vomiting.

Other general Interactions

  • To avoid side effects related to medicine interaction, you must inform your doctor about all medicines and supplements you are currently taking at the time of prescription.
  • Sove 10 mg Tablets develops adverse reactions on interaction with the following medicines:
  • Antibiotics like rifampicin tend to reduce its efficacy. You may need to take a higher dose when taking both medicines.
  • Antibiotics like erythromycin decrease the metabolism of zolpidem, thus increasing its concentration in the blood. Dose adjustment will be required.
  • Antifungals Like ketoconazole increase the level of Sove Tablet in the body. Excess of Sove may lead to side effects like dizziness, disorientation, and headaches.
  • Antiallergics like cimetidine increase the level of Sove 10 mg Tablet in the body.

Storage and disposal of Sove 10 MG

Sove 10 mg Tablets should be stored at room temperature. They should be kept away from children and pets at home. Care should be taken to avoid misuse of the medicine. Do not share it with anybody you...
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Dosage of Sove 10 MG


An overdose of Sove 10 mg Tablet can cause dizziness, fainting, rapid heart rate, and depressed breathing. If not managed properly, it can lead to coma or be fatal. It is important to only take the...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Sove 10 mg Tablet, directly take the next scheduled dose and continue as usual. Let your physician know about any missed dose/doses.

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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Sove 10 mg Tablet addictive?

A: Sove 10 mg Tab carries the risk of addictive use over a prolonged period of time, especially in cases of a known history of substance abuse. It is advised to take the medication just as prescribed by your physician.

Q: When will Sove 10 mg Tab start working for me?

A: It usually takes 2-3 days for Sove 10 mg Tab to work well in most cases. Consult your physician if you do not sleep any better after 7-10 days of taking the medication.

Q: Can I take Sove 10 mg Tab if I have kidney problems?

A: Most reported data suggests that Sove 10 mg Tab can be safely prescribed to patients having kidney disease. No major dose adjustment is required as compared to a normal healthy adult.
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