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Zolway 10mg Tablets

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Zolway 10 MG Description

Zolway 10 mg tablet is a prescription medicine advised to a person with insomnia. Insomnia refers to the inability to fall asleep on your own. Zolway tablets contain Zolpidem as the active ingredient

. Zolpidem is a type of sedative-hypnotic. It acts by reducing the time required for sleep onset and improves sleep quality by slowing the brain's activity. Side effects of Zolway Tablets include drowsiness, tiredness, dizziness, lightheadedness, difficulty maintaining balance, nausea, constipation and diarrhoea. The tablet should be taken with a doctor's recommendation only. It is usually prescribed for a shorter duration. Zolway tablets should be consumed only when you have sufficient time to rest, at least 7 hours. Take the tablet as prescribed, do not alter the dose without consulting the doctor. Do not discontinue the medicine on your own; it can lead to withdrawal symptoms. Zolway tablets can be habit-forming. Please take medicine as advised. Zolway tablets should only be taken if you have 7-8 hours ahead to rest. Consult your doctor if you notice any unusual symptoms.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹40.08
You Save₹7.07 (15% on MRP)
ContainsZolpidem(10.0 Mg)
Side effectsDrowsiness, Tiredness, Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Difficulty in maintaining balance, Nausea, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Change in Appetite, Weird Dreams, Dry Mouth
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Uses of Zolway 10 MG

  • Zolway tablet is prescribed to the patient with Insomnia

Contraindications of Zolway 10 MG

  • Zolway tablet is contraindicated if-
  • You are allergic or hypersensitive to Zolpidem.
  • You suffer from Respiratory Depression.
  • You have a Muscular Disorder (Myasthenia Gravis).
  • You have a severe Liver Disorder.
  • You are under 18 years of age.

Side effects of Zolway 10 MG

  • Zolway tablet can have certain side effects-
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Difficulty in maintaining Balance
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Change in Appetite
  • Weird Dreams
  • Dry Mouth

Precautions and Warnings of Zolway 10 MG



Can I take a Zolway tablet during pregnancy?
Zolway tablets are not recommended for use in pregnancy. Kindly inform the doctor if you are pregnant or planning a baby. The doctor will weigh the situation and will advise the best for you.

Breast Feeding

Can I take a Zolway tablet while breastfeeding?
Zolway tablets should be avoided in breastfeeding mothers as they are known to harm the unborn baby. Kindly inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding to get the best advice.


Can I drive if I have taken a Zolway tablet?
Zolway tablets can cause dizziness and drowsiness the next day and induce sleep. Kindly notice the after-effects for a few days to ensure safety before driving a vehicle.


Can I consume alcohol with the Zolway tablet?
Zolway tablets can increase the severity of dizziness and drowsiness. Therefore, alcohol consumption should be avoided with Zolway tablets.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a medical history or present condition of any kidney, liver, or heart disorders.
  • You or your family member have a history or present condition of mental illness like depression.
  • You have suicidal thoughts after taking the Zolway tablet.
  • You are taking any medicine, vitamins, or supplements, even if it is ayurvedic.
  • You want to drive or operate heavy machinery after taking the Zolway tablet.
  • You want to either stop or alter the dose of the Zolway tablet. Do not stop the medicine without consulting your doctor. It can worsen the situation.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms like lightheadedness, nausea, vomiting, tremors, sweating, flushing, etc.
  • You feel like taking the Zolway tablet beyond the dose or duration. Remember, it has habit-forming potential.
  • You have symptoms of an allergic reaction like skin rash, swollen tongue after taking the Zolway tablet.
  • You have been told that you have been waking up and indulging in some activity at night, which you cannot recall the next day.

Mode of Action of Zolway 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Zolway tablet has Zolpidem as the active ingredient. Zolpidem belongs to a type of drug known as Sedative Hypnotics. It helps by slowing the brain’s activity and producing a calming effect. It decreas...
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Directions for Use of Zolway 10 MG

  • Zolway tablets have to be taken only with a doctor’s recommendation. Generally, it is prescribed for a shorter duration, and the schedule has to be maintained. Do not exceed the dose and duration with...
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  • Proper timings need to be maintained. It should be taken 30-45 minutes before the preferred sleeping time.
  • Usually, a 10 mg dose is advised for men and 5 mg for women.
  • You can take Zolway Tablets orally with water. The tablets should not be distorted in any way by either crushing or breaking.
  • Zolway tablets can be consumed with or without food. The tablet should not be taken after a high-fat diet as it affects the absorption of Zolpidem which would further decrease the efficacy.

Interactions of Zolway 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Zolway tablet can interact with these medicines-
  • Codeine (given in cough), Clonazepam (given in seizures) can increase the depressive action on the Nervous System.
  • Ketoconazole (antifungal) and Erythromycin (antibiotic), which can reduce the metabolism of Zolpidem, can increase the risk of side effects.
  • Chlorpromazine (antipsychotic) can increase the risk of severity of side effects.
  • Rifampicin (antibiotic) can reduce the efficacy of Zolpidem.
  • Acetaminophen (painkiller ) can increase the metabolism of Zolpidem.

Storage and disposal of Zolway 10 MG

Zolway tablets should not be placed under direct sources of heat and light. The tablets should not be stored under direct sunlight. Store the tablets at room temperature. You do not need to refrigerat...
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Dosage of Zolway 10 MG


Overdose can lead to serious side effects like troubled breathing, inability to wake up, coma etc. Take the affected person to the hospital immediately. Do not exceed the dose if you feel the med...
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Missed a Dose

Zolway tablets, if missed, should be taken as soon as you remember the dose. However, if it is almost the time for the next one, do not double the dose and stick to the prescribed schedule. Do not t...
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Content Details


Dr. Suneet Monga

BDS, MDS (Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry) MMCDSR


Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Zolway tablet habit forming?

A: Yes, the Zolway tablet has Zolpidem as the main ingredient, which has habit-forming potential. Please stick to the prescribed dose and duration for optimum effects.

Q: I am still unable to sleep on my own after completing the dose. What should I do?

A: Please inform your doctor if you face any trouble after discontinuing the Zolway tablet. The doctor will find out the reason and will provide the best solution. Do not exceed the duration or dose on your own.

Q: Can I take my usual medicines along with the Zolway tablet?

A: Kindly inform your doctor about all the medicines and supplements you are currently taking. The doctor will inform you if any medicine can react with the Zolway tablet. Do not take any other medicine along with the Zolway tablet without seeking your doctor’s approval.
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Last Updated on: 02 Apr 2022 | 11:04 AM (IST)
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