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Zolpid Information

Zolpid Benefits & Uses

Zolpid is used to treat the following -

  1. Insomnia Primary

Zolpid 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 Zolpid


Zolpid Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Zolpid 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

Zolpid Related Warnings

Is the use of Zolpid safe for pregnant women?

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


Is the use of Zolpid safe during breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Zolpid. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you have consulted your doctor. Do as your doctor suggests.


What is the effect of Zolpid on the Kidneys?

Zolpid is not harmful for kidney.


What is the effect of Zolpid on the Liver?

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


What is the effect of Zolpid on the Heart?

There are no any side effects of Zolpid for heart.


Severe Interaction of Zolpid with Other Drugs

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




    Zolpid Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Zolpid 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 Zolpid

    Is this Zolpid habit forming or addictive?

    You may get addicted to Zolpid. Therefore, before taking it, consult your doctor.

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

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


    Is it safe?

    Yes, but take Zolpid only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

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


    Zolpid Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Zolpid

    It is safe to take Zolpid with food.


    Interaction between Alcohol and Zolpid

    Consumption of alcohol and Zolpid together may have severe effects on your health.


    Zolpid से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

    सवाल over 1 year पहले

    Can I take Zolpid without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS, General Physician

    No, Zolpid 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.

    सवाल 5 months पहले

    Can I take Zolpid with melatonin?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS, General Physician

    Yes, Zolpid can be taken with melatonin. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Zolpid along with melatonin.

    सवाल over 1 year पहले

    Is Zolpid safe to use?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS, General Physician

    Yes, Zolpid is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as dizziness, lack of energy, and rash. If you experience above-mentioned side effects after taking this medicine then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

    सवाल over 1 year पहले

    How long can I safely take Zolpid?

    Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS, General Physician

    Ideally, Zolpid is given for the short-term management of insomnia. You are advised take it as per your doctor's advice. Do not take it longer than prescribed by your doctor to avoid unpleasant side effects.

    सवाल about 1 year पहले

    Can Zolpid raise blood pressure?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS, General Physician

    Yes, Zolpid might raise your blood pressure (hypertension). It is a known side effect of this drug. The normal levels of blood pressure are restored after discontinuation of this medicine. If you are already suffering from hypertension then your doctor might monitor your blood pressure during follow-ups.


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