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Zomnia 10 mg Tablet

Manufactured byMolekule (India) Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsFlurazepam
Description

Zomnia 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia, a condition characterized by difficulty falling and staying asleep. This medicine is not recommended for use in children under the age of 15 years.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Zomnia 10 mg Tablet

Nindral 10 mg Tablet
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Zomnia 10 mg Tablet

  • Blurred vision
  • Confusion
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness and lightheadedness
  • Weakness
  • Nervousness
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Chills
  • Sore throat
  • Sweating
  • Loss of consciousness

Uses of Zomnia 10 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Insomnia
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is approximately 15 to 45 minutes.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The time until which this medicine remains active in the body is 7 to 8 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    It is advised not to consume alcohol while taking Zomnia 10 mg Tablet due to the increased risk of central nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    This medicine may become habit forming if used for a prolonged period of time.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to flurazepam or any other benzodiazepines.

Severe respiratory depression

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe respiratory depression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Psychotic reactions

Zomnia 10 mg Tablet is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of psychological disorders due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.
General warnings

Concomitant Use with Opioids

This medicine should be used with extreme caution due to the increased risk of side effects such as profound sedation, respiratory depression, coma, and death. This risk is especially higher if this medicine is used along with opioids. Close monitoring of the patient for any severe side effects is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

CNS depression

This medicine should be used with extreme caution due to the increased risk of central nervous system depression. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any unusual symptoms. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Withdrawal Syndrome

This medicine may cause withdrawal syndrome after discontinuation of therapy. This risk is especially higher if the treatment is discontinued abruptly. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any unusual symptoms such as extreme anxiety, irritability, muscle pain, confusion, restlessness, etc. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. It is advised that you do not take this medicine during the daytime. If it is daytime, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule at bedtime. Do not double the dose to make up for a missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

It is advised not to consume alcohol while taking Zomnia 10 mg Tablet due to the increased risk of central nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Amitriptyline

Clozapine

Captopril

Alprazolam

Pentazocine

Disease interactions

Closed-Angle Glaucoma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of acute angle-closure glaucoma or untreated open-angle glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

Renal/Liver Disease

Zomnia 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with a known history of renal and hepatic diseases due to the increased risk of severe side effects. Close monitoring of hepatic and liver functions is necessary during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Respiratory Depression

Zomnia 10 mg Tablet is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of respiratory depression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

Seizures

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of seizures disorder due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Zomnia 10 mg Tablet at bedtime. Do not take in larger amounts than prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Abrupt discontinuation of this medicine may cause severe withdrawal symptoms.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Causes sleepiness

How it works
Zomnia 10 mg Tablet works by decreasing the brain activity to induce sleep.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Benzodiazepines

Schedule

Schedule H

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DailyMed - FLURAZEPAM- flurazepam hydrochloride capsule [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 18 August 2017]. Available from:

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https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682051.html

Prescribing medicines in pregnancy database [Internet]. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). 2017 [cited 18 August 2017]. Available from:

https://www.tga.gov.au/prescribing-medicines-pregnancy-database
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