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Zolcalm 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Zolcalm 10 MG Description

Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat insomnia, a sleep disorder that causes difficulty in falling asleep and staying asleep. The active ingredient in Zolcalm/N 10 mg tab

lets is Zolpidem, a sedative that belongs to a sedative-hypnotics class of medicines. It works by reducing the time taken to fall asleep and the episodes of awakening during the night. Thus, it helps in improving the quality of sleep and boosts sound sleep. Directions for use of Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets should be strictly followed. The medicine should be taken in the exact dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine before bedtime, preferably at the same time every day. This medicine possesses habit-forming properties, so the doses must be carefully monitored. Abruptly stopping Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets may lead to withdrawal-like symptoms. Side effects of Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets include nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, sleepiness, dizziness, and memory impairment.

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Product Summary

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ContainsZolpidem(10.0 Mg)
Uses Insomnia
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, Dry mouth, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Memory impairment
TherapyHYPNOTIC
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uses

Uses of Zolcalm 10 MG

  • As per CDSCO, Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets are used to treat insomnia.
contraindications

Contraindications of Zolcalm 10 MG

  • Do not take Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets or use caution:
  • If you have glaucoma (increases pressure in the eyes)
  • If you are diagnosed with a condition called myasthenia gravis (muscle weakness)
  • If you have a history of any mental illness, depression, or suicidal thoughts
  • If you have a history of kidney or liver disease
  • If you have a history of substance abuse or addiction to alcohol
  • If you have respiratory problems like sleep apnea, bronchitis, or asthma
  • If you are a pregnant woman or planning to conceive.
  • If you are a nursing mother.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zolcalm 10 MG

  • Side effects of Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets include:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dry mouth
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Memory impairment
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zolcalm 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablet is considered unsafe during pregnancy. Studies have shown harmful effects on the developing foetus. Pregnant women should take the tablet in a life-threatening situation or if recommended by a doctor. It will be prescribed if the benefits of the medicine outweigh the risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Nursing mothers should not take Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets. Research has shown that this medicine excretes into breast milk and consequently harms the baby. Discuss the potential risks and benefits of taking this medicine with your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablet?
A:
Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets may decrease alertness, affect your vision, and make you feel dizzy and lightheaded, which hamper your ability to drive. Avoid driving if you experience these side effects after taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets?
A:
Avoid drinking alcohol while using Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets since it can cause dependency and other severe side effects like drowsiness and confusion. Alcohol may also worsen the symptoms of the disease.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have an allergic reaction after taking Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets.
  • You have self-harming thoughts or engage in suicidal ideation.
  • You experience severe, persistent side effects.
  • Your symptoms worsen.
  • You already take antidepressants, anti-anxiety, or sedative medicines.
  • You take narcotic or opioid pain relievers.
  • You use any herbal or Ayurvedic medicines and supplements. They can interfere with Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zolcalm 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablet contains Zolpidem 10 mg as its active ingredient. It belongs to a sedative-hypnotics class of medicines. Zolpidem binds to certain receptors in the brain, increasing the activit...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zolcalm 10 MG

  • Follow your doctor’s advice for dosage and usage of Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets.
  • Take this medicine on an empty stomach for effective results or as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Take this medicine on a regular schedule before going to bed, preferably at the same time every day.
  • Consume the whole tablet orally with a glass of water. Do not crush/break the tablet or chew this medicine.
  • Do not take this tablet with other medication without consulting your doctor. This increases the chances of interaction with Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dose on your own.
  • Do not stop taking the medication without consulting your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Zolcalm 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets can interact with prescription and non-prescription medications, herbal products, and nutritional supplements making it less effective or increasing its side effects. It is adv...
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  • Interaction with antihistamines, opioid painkillers (like morphine, tramadol, etc.), and sleeping pills can cause excessive sleepiness and lethargy.
  • Interaction with different classes of antidepressants or mood-elevating medicines like amitriptyline and desipramine can cause increased side effects.
  • Interaction with medications like diazepam, clonazepam, chlordiazepoxide, alprazolam, and lorazepam may lead to extreme sedation and drowsiness.
  • Interaction with antifungal medications like itraconazole, fluconazole, and ketoconazole may reduce its effects.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid taking Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets with food or immediately after food, as food affects its absorption and delays the onset of sleep. You can continue with your usual diet unless instructed.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zolcalm 10 MG

Store Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets at room temperature in a dry and cool place, away from direct heat or sunlight. Do not refrigerate. Keep Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets out of reach of pets and children. Do not...
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dosage

Dosage of Zolcalm 10 MG

Overdose

  • Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablet overdose can cause extreme drowsiness, lightheadedness, problems with coordination, confusion, loss of balance, severe dizziness, rashes, vision disturbances, weak muscles, and ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablet, try to take it as soon as you remember. If you recall the missed dose when it is almost time for the next one, skip the missed one and continue wit...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Zishan Ahmad

Final year MBBS Student

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablet suitable for anxiety?

A: Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablet is not recommended for anxiety since it is not as efficient as other anti-anxiety medicines. It treats insomnia that may be associated with anxiety. However, if you have anxiety symptoms, please consult a doctor.

Q: Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night. Should I increase the dose of Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets?

A: Do not increase the dose of Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablet on your own. Continue with the same dose for a few weeks. If your symptoms do not improve, consult your doctor for the same.

Q: Is Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablet suitable for long-term use?

A: Long-term use of Zolcalm/N 10 mg tablets may lead to physical and psychological dependence. Hence, the doctor should carefully monitor the dosage and duration of this medicine from time to time. Please do not take the medication longer than the prescribed time.
Product Details
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ZOLCALM
Expires on or After
30/05/2024

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Last Updated on: 02 Mar 2023 | 11:23 AM (IST)

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