Zolmet 5mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Nilanjan Chandra | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:18 am

Zolmet 5mg Tablet

Uses of Zolmet 5mg Tablet

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


Side effects of Zolmet 5mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Zolmet 5mg Tablet are – Headache, Congestive Heart Failure, Edema, Blurred Vision, Decreased Visual Acuity, Macular Edema, Pharyngitis, Sinusitis, Tooth Disorders, Fractures, Myalgia

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

Precautions while using Zolmet 5mg Tablet

Do not use Zolmet 5mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Zolpidem

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

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 Zolmet 5mg Tablet works

Zolmet 5mg Tablet contains – Zolpidem

Zolpidem works by acting on receptors in the brain called GABA receptors, specifically the GABA-A receptors. This causes the release of a neurotransmitter called GABA in the brain.

Dosage of Zolmet 5mg Tablet

The dosage of Zolmet 5mg Tablet 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 Zolmet 5mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Zolmet 5mg Tablet, 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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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Zenex 5mg Tablet  ( Laxian Healthcare )

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Zolfresh 5mg Tablet  ( Abbott India Ltd. )

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Zolcalm 5mg Tablet  ( Linux Laboratories )

49.50  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Zappy 5mg Tablet  ( Abbott India Ltd. )

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Drug :- azole antifungals: Increased CNS activity and additive adverse effects of zolpidem.

barbiturates, chlorpromazine, general anesthetics, opioid agonists, other CNS depressants, phenothiazines, tramadol, tricyclic antidepressants: Possibly increased CNS depression and reduced psychomotor function.

bupropion: Increased blood zolpidem level, possibly visual hallucinations, loss of alertness.

desipramine, imipramine: Increased risk of visual hallucinations and reduced alertness.

flumazenil: Antagonized sedative effect.

haloperidol: Increased CNS depression.

nevirapine: Decreased blood zolpidem level.

rifabutin, rifampin: Increased zolpidem clearance.

selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors: Increased risk of delusions, disorientation,and hallucinations.

Food :- all foods: Increased time to peak blood zolpidem level, decreased effects of zolpidem.

Activity :- alcohol use: Increased CNS depression.

About Reviewer

Dr. Nilanjan Chandra is a talented Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, De-addiction specialist, and Sex Therapist with 10 years of experience. He's currently practicing as a Consultant Neuro-psychiatrist at Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata. He completed his MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College in 2011 and MD from Government Medical College and New Civil Hospital, Surat in 2016.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.