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Zolcalm Tablet

Zolcalm Tablet Information

Zolcalm Tablet Benefits & Uses

Zolcalm Tablet is used to treat the following -

  1. Insomnia Primary

Zolcalm Tablet 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.

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Ingredients of Zolcalm Tablet

Zolpidem

Zolcalm Tablet Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Zolcalm Tablet is used -

  1. Fainting
  2. Uncoordinated Body Movements
  3. Memory problems
  4. Anxiety Mild
  5. Headache Mild
  6. Hallucinations
  7. Agitation
  8. Diarrhoea
  9. Nausea or vomiting
  10. Dizziness Mild
  11. Dry Mouth Mild
  12. Depression Moderate
  13. Drowsiness
  14. Back Pain Mild
  15. Fatigue Mild
  16. Low energy

Zolcalm Tablet Related Warnings

Is the use of Zolcalm Tablet safe for pregnant women?

Zolcalm can have harmful effects for pregnant women. If you experience anything like this, then discontinue Zolcalm and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Zolcalm Tablet safe during breastfeeding?

Zolcalm can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Zolcalm Tablet on the Kidneys?

You can take Zolcalm without any fear of damage to [Organ].

Safe

What is the effect of Zolcalm Tablet on the Liver?

Zolcalm may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Zolcalm Tablet on the Heart?

Zolcalm is completely safe for [Organ].

Safe

Severe Interaction of Zolcalm Tablet with Other Drugs

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

Zolcalm Tablet Contraindications

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

  1. Depression
  2. Angioedema
  3. Suicidal Tendency
  4. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Frequently asked Questions about Zolcalm Tablet

Is this Zolcalm Tablet habit forming or addictive?

Yes, Zolcalm may be habit forming. It is essential that you take [medicine] only on doctor's instructions.

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

After taking Zolcalm, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine. It can be dangerous, as Zolcalm can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Zolcalm only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Zolcalm has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

हाँ

Zolcalm Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Zolcalm Tablet

Taking Zolcalm with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Zolcalm Tablet

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

Severe

Zolcalm Tablet से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 12 months पहले

Does Zolcalm Tablet cause weight loss?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS, General Physician

No, Zolcalm Tablet does not cause weight changes (weight gain or loss). It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. However, if you are experiencing any unusual weight changes then it might be due to some medical condition and you are advised to discuss it with your doctor.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

Can I discontinue Zolcalm Tablet on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS, General Physician

No, Zolcalm Tablet should not be discontinued without doctors advice because sudden discontinuation of this drug can result in withdrawal symptoms. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

सवाल 6 months पहले

Is Zolcalm Tablet addictive?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS, General Physician

No, Zolcalm Tablet is not addictive but it can lead to dependency if taken in higher doses for the longer duration. Since Zolcalm Tablet 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.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Zolcalm Tablet cause nausea and vomiting?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS, Other

Yes, Zolcalm Tablet may cause nausea and vomiting in a few cases only. It is a rare side effect of this drug. For relief from nausea and vomiting try to take lime water, avoid eating spicy food even if it persists or becomes severe then discuss it with your doctor.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

What is Zolcalm Tablet?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS, General Physician

Zolcalm Tablet is a brand name of zolpidem and it comes in the form of a tablet. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drug known as imidazopyridine (sedative & hypnotic). It is used for the treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness).

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ambien® (zolpidem tartrate)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 406-407
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1296-1298