Zalep 5mg Capsule

  • Manufacturer : Cipla Ltd.
  • Composition : Zaleplon 5mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Insomnia
  • Estimated Price : 35.00 For 10 Capsules Strip

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Uses of Zalep 5mg Capsule

Zalep 5mg Capsule is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Insomnia

Side effects of Zalep 5mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Zalep 5mg Capsule are - Ataxia, Dizziness, Somnolence, Tremor, Abnormal Gait, Abnormal Thinking, Amnesia, Anxiety, Asthenia, Confusion, Depersonalization, Euphoria, Headache, Hypesthesia, Hypertonia, Incoordination, Myoclonus, Nervousness, Vertigo

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Zalep 5mg Capsule

Do not use Zalep 5mg Capsule if you are allergic to - Zaleplon

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Zalep 5mg Capsule.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Zalep 5mg Capsule works

Zalep 5mg Capsule contains - Zaleplon

Zaleplon works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep.

Dosage of Zalep 5mg Capsule

The dosage of Zalep 5mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Zalep 5mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Zalep 5mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Interaction

Drug :- amitriptyline, amoxapine, azatadine, benzodiazepines, brompheniramine, chlorpheniramine, clemastine, clomipramine, clozapine, cyproheptadine, dexchlorpheniramine, diphenhydramine, doxepin, entacapone, haloperidol, hydroxyzine, imipramine, maprotiline, mirtazapine, molindone, nefazodone, nortriptyline, olanzapine, opioid analgesics, other anxiolytics, sedatives, and hypnotics, phenindamine, phenothiazines, pimozide, pramipexole, promethazine, quetiapine, risperidone, ropinirole, thioridazine, trazodone, trimipramine, tripelennamine: Possibly additive CNS depression.

carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, rifampin: Reduced zaleplon effects.

cimetidine: Increased blood zaleplon level.

flumazenil: Reversal of zaleplon's sedation.

Food :- high-fat foods: Prolonged absorption time and reduced effectiveness of zaleplon.

Activity :- alcohol use: Increased CNS depression.

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