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  • Hypnotic medicine to help you sleep
  • Relieves insomnia
  • Single tablet before bedtime
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Zimovane is a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic drug that is used in the short term treatment of insomnia or sleep problems among patients. The treatment with Zimovane should last for up to 4 weeks.

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    The name of your medicine is Zimovane tablets or Zimovane LS tablets (both called Zimovane in this leaflet). Zimovane contains a medicine called zopiclone. This belongs to a group of medicines called hypnotics. It works by acting on your brain to help you sleep.

    Zimovane with the active ingredient Zopiclone is a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic drug that is used in the short term treatment of insomnia or sleep problems among patients. The treatment with Zimovane should last for up to 4 weeks.

    Zimovane treats patients with difficulty sleeping at night, sleeping problems associated with psychiatric disorders, waking up too early in the morning and other sleeping issues those results to severe distress among sufferers.

    Zimovane works receptors of the brain known as the ‘GABA’ receptors. This set of receptors is responsible for the release of neurotransmitters in the brain known as GABA.

    GABA is the one that is dubbed as the nerve calming agent of the brain. It affords balance in the brain by placing equilibrium to the nerve activities and is responsible for relaxing muscles, minimizing anxiety, and induces sleep. Zimovane reduces the time it takes for one to fall asleep and the total number of times when one wakes up at night, thus improves the overall quality of sleep.

    Zimovane is useful for patients who have problems sleeping. They could be suffering from difficulty falling asleep, wakes up in the middle of the night unable to resume sleep, and wakes up too early in the morning and other severe sleeping patterns that can result to distressing mental and health concerns.

    Zimovane may be used for temporary and long-lasting sleep issues among patients. But, the medication is not indicated for everyday use for extended periods of time to treat depression and other related health problems.

    Zimovane comes in tablet form; it should be taken as a whole with a glass full of water without chewing, breaking, or gnawing on it. The medication Zimovane can be taken with or without meals.

    Zimovane must be taken before sleeping every night at the same times.

    If a patient on Zimovane happens to wake up in the middle of the night, never suggest another dose of Zimovane. Only one dose is advisable for a given night.

    Take Zimovane before bedtime. If you happen to take a dose, do not take it at a later time or you will end up feeling dizzy, confused, and drowsy the next day you wake up.

    Zimovane comes in a 7.5 mg tablet. Adults with sleeping problems can use a recommended dosage of one tablet taken orally before bedtime.

    Elderly patients can take Zimovane tablet in lower strength of 3.75 mg for treating sleep problems. Depending on their age, health, and response to treatment, this dosage can be eventually increased if medically necessary.

    Pediatric patients aged 17 years and lower are not advised to use the tablet for any sleep related issues. The efficacy and safety of this drug to be used among children and adolescents aged 17 years and lower has not been established.

    The use of Zimovane tablet for patients with renal insufficiency must be for a lower dosage of 3.75 mg tablet.

    Patients with chronic respiratory insufficiency must use a beginning dosage of 3.75 mg of Zimovane; later on it can be increased to up to 7.5 mg depending on patient’s medical condition, response to treatment, and as per doctor’s advice.

    The treatment duration under Zimovane is 2-5 days for the treatment of transient insomnia, and for short term insomnia, it is two to three weeks.

    Medications and their side effects can impact various people in several ways. Here are some of the common side effects associated with Zimovane:

    • Drying of the mouth
    • Having a metallic taste in the mouth
    • Grogginess the next day after taking medication

    The noted Zimovane uncommon side effects that have been reported are as follows:

    • Vomiting
    • Feeling sick
    • Throbbing headaches
    • Fatigue
    • Nightmares
    • Feeling agitated
    • Dizziness

    Rare side effects of Zimovane often affects one in one thousand patients of Zimovane, here are the reported side effects:

    • Confusion
    • Shortness of breath
    • Depression
    • Hallucinations
    • Irritability
    • Hostile behaviour
    • Amnesia
    • Skin rashes
    • Hives
    • Allergic reactions

    It is vital that you communicate to your doctor what medications have you taken or currently taking including those you have purchased without prescription such as herbal supplements, before you take Zimovane for your sleep deprivation problems.

    The sedating effects of Zimovane will be heightened when taken with other medications that can cause dizziness or drowsiness. Here are the medications to watch out for:

    • Anti-psychotic drugs
    • Anti-epileptic drugs
    • Baclofen
    • Barbiturates
    • MAOI Antidepressants
    • Benzodiazepines
    • Other sleeping tablets
    • Very strong opioid painkillers
    • Antihistamines with sedating effects
    • Tricyclic

    These medications can boost the level of Zimovane on the bloodstream and can heighten the sedation effect, thus exposing patients to other side effects.

    Always consult with your doctor before taking Zimovane and other sleep-inducing medications. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the side effects mentioned above or where your condition has not improved or become worse.

    You can safely buy Zimovane and Zopiclone online at UK Meds. You will need first to have an online consultation with a medical doctor before your order will be supplied. The online consultation will ensure that Zimovane is the right medication for your medical condition.

    There are many types of sleeping disorders. Some people have trouble falling asleep, while others have difficulty staying awake. If you find yourself struggling with staying awake, you may be suffering from narcolepsy. Narcolepsy is treated with a drug called Modafinil in the UK. Consult with your doctor if you have trouble staying awake.

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