Zolway 10mg Tablets
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.
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|Side effects||Drowsiness, Tiredness, Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Difficulty in maintaining balance, Nausea, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Change in Appetite, Weird Dreams, Dry Mouth|
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-
- Difficulty in maintaining Balance
- Change in Appetite
- Weird Dreams
- Dry Mouth
Precautions and Warnings of Zolway 10 MG
Other General Warnings
- 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?
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 without a doctor’s approval....
- 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
Dosage of Zolway 10 MG
Missed a Dose
Dr. Suneet Monga
BDS, MDS (Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry) MMCDSR
Dr. Varsha Parihar
MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)