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Zolcalm\N 5mg Tab

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Medical Description

Zolcalm N 5 mg is used to treat insomnia (the inability to fall or remain asleep) in people with sleep problems. Insomnia may cause you to wake up earlier than usual, and you may find it difficult to ...
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Product Summary

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ContainsZolpidem(5.0 Mg)
UsesInsomnia
Side effectsNausea, diarrhoea, headache
ClassificationHYPNOTIC
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Uses of Zolcalm 5 MG

  • Insomnia
  • Managing symptoms of sleep disorders, and midnight awakening

Contraindications of Zolcalm 5 MG

You should not use it with or right after a high-fat or heavy meal because it may cause sleep deprivation. You should not give this medicine to children and those below 18 years as the safety and e...
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Side effects of Zolcalm 5 MG

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness

Precautions and Warnings of Zolcalm 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zolcalm N 5 mg during pregnancy?
A:
No. This medication is not safe during pregnancy. It has the potential to cause respiratory distress in newborns. Pregnant women should only take this medication if the psychiatrist finds it necessary. Before taking any prescription, talk to your doctor about the benefits and hazards.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zolcalm N 5 mg while breastfeeding?
A:
No. This medicine can pass through breast milk. It is only given to pregnant women if it is essential. Excess sleep, fragility, and other behavioural problems must all be monitored.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Zolcalm N 5 mg?
A:
No. As a result of taking Zolcalm N 5 mg, some people may develop blurred vision or dizziness. It is recommended that you avoid activities such as driving a car or operating machinery if you have any of these symptoms.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Zolcalm N 5 mg?
A:
No. Alcohol should not be used while taking Zolcalm N 5 mg since it might cause dizziness, exhaustion, and problems with concentration. If you drink alcohol while taking this medication, you should avoid doing anything that requires mental focus, such as driving a car or operating heavy machinery.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Talk to your doctor if:
  • You have a known allergy to zolpidem or other active ingredients in it.
  • You have myasthenia gravis. This medicine can increase the risk of adverse effects. Avoid taking Zolcalm N 5mg in such cases.
  • You have severe liver impairment, as the medicine can worsen your condition.
  • You have a respiratory illness. Take this medicine with caution due to the increased risk of severe side effects.

Mode of Action of Zolcalm 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Melatonin and zolpidem, which work together in the brain to help you feel peaceful and drowsy, are combined in Zolcalm N 5 mg. Melatonin is a hormone generated by the body that regulates the sleep-wak...
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Directions for Use of Zolcalm 5 MG

  • Follow your doctor's directions for Zolcalm N 5 mg's dosage and duration.
  • Take the whole pill at once. It is not a chewable tablet and does not cut, crush or break it in any way.
  • Take Zolpidem only once before going to bed, and don't repeat it.
  • It is not advised for long-term use because it can become addictive.
  • Don't stop the medicine suddenly if you've been taking it regularly.
  • Take Zolpidem N 5 mg at a set time.

Interactions of Zolcalm 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • When taking Zolcalm N 5 mg or other benzodiazepines, you should avoid opioids such as morphine, codeine, tramadol, and hydrocodone and any cough treatments containing these medications as co-administr...
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  • If these medications are taken together with anti-hypertensive medicine, it can lead to hypotensive symptoms such as dizziness and lightheadedness. Blood pressure monitoring is needed regularly. The d...
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  • Rifampin, phenytoin, ritonavir, nelfinavir, isoniazid, and nevirapine all have unfavourable interactions with Zolcalm N 5 mg.

Interactions with food items

  • Zolcalm N 5 mg may negatively react with grapefruit juice. Grapefruit juice can increase the severity of the medicine’s side effects.

Storage and disposal of Zolcalm 5 MG

Medicines should be stored at room temperature, out of direct sunlight and away from heat. Do not freeze medicines unless the box instructions state otherwise. Medicines should be kept safely in cabin...
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Dosage of Zolcalm 5 MG

Overdose

  • Drowsiness, confusion, coordination issues, flabby muscles, slow or difficult breathing, and even coma are all symptoms (loss of consciousness for some time). If you feel you have taken an overdose, c...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Zolcalm N 5 mg, take it as soon as possible. If your next dose is approaching, skip the missed dose, resume your dosage schedule. At a time, take no more than one dose. If your...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Zolcalm N 5 mg going to get you high?

A: This medication has a soothing impact on the brain and helps you sleep. When taken over an extended period, Zolcalm N 5 mg might render a person dependent to the point that they cannot sleep or function normally without it.

Q: Can I take Zolcalm N 5 mg with painkillers?

  • No. Do not use Zolcalm N 5 mg with hydrocodone or other opioid pain relievers like oxycodone, naloxone, or tramadol since co-administration of these medicines with Zolcalm N 5 mg can cause breathing p...
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Product Details
Brand
ZOLCALM
Expires on or After
22/08/2022

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Last Updated on: 05 Feb 2022 | 06:23 PM (IST)
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