Zolcent 10 Mg Tablet

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Zolcent Information

Zolcent, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Insomnia are some of its major therapeutic uses.

The optimal dosage of Zolcent is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Zolcent can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Zolcent normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Zolcent's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Moderate while nursing. In addition, Zolcent's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Zolcent related warnings section.

Zolcent is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Depression, Angioedema are examples of such conditions. The section on Zolcent contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Zolcent may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Zolcent is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Zolcent Benefits & Uses

Zolcent is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Zolcent Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult(Male)
  • Disease: Insomnia
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: dose should be given at bedtime
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: Insomnia
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: dose should be given at bedtime
Geriatric
  • Disease: Insomnia
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: dose should be given at bedtime

Zolcent Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Zolcent safe for pregnant women?


    Zolcent may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Zolcent, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Zolcent safe during breastfeeding?


    If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Zolcent. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Zolcent on the Kidneys?


    Using Zolcent does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Zolcent on the Liver?


    Very few cases of side effects of Zolcent on the liver have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Zolcent on the Heart?


    Zolcent is not harmful for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Zolcent with Other Drugs

Zolcent should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Zolcent Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Zolcent unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Zolcent

  • Is this Zolcent habit forming or addictive?


    Yes, Zolcent cause dependence in some cases. Talk to your doctor before taking it.

    Yes
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Zolcent as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Zolcent should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Yes, in many cases, taking Zolcent can help with mental disorders.

    Yes

Zolcent Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Zolcent


    It is safe to take Zolcent with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Zolcent


    Consuming Zolcent with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Zolcent

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Zolcent treat anxiety?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

No, Zolcent is only used to treat insomnia (sleeplessness) not anxiety. The reason behind this is that Zolcent has only mild anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) property which is not helpful in treating anxiety.

Question over 4 years ago

Is Zolcent a benzodiazepine?

Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

No, Zolcent is not a benzodiazepine. It is a nonbenzodiazepine drug that belongs to the class of drug known as imidazopyridine which produces sedative effects similar to the benzodiazepines.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Zolcent cause hair loss?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

No, Zolcent does not cause hair loss (alopecia). Scientific research suggests that there is no direct association between the use of Zolcent and hair loss. If you are experiencing hair loss after taking this drug then the possibility of other factors which may be causing hair loss.

Question over 4 years ago

Is Zolcent addictive?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

No, Zolcent is not addictive but it can lead to dependency if taken in higher doses for the longer duration. Since Zolcent is prescribed for the short-duration treatment of insomnia, you are advised not to take in more than the recommended doses and for a longer duration to avoid dependency on this drug for inducing sleep.

Question over 5 years ago

Can I take Zolcent without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

No, Zolcent is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation. Hence, the patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself or herself.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ambien® (zolpidem tartrate)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 406-407

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1296-1298

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