Zopiclone (brand name Imovane)

Zapiclone Uses

Imovane is prescribed in case of the following problems:

•    Difficulty falling asleep

•    Frequent waking at night

•    Troubled and restless sleep

•    Sleep disturbances in mental disorders in situations where the insomnia aggravates the state of patients.

Despite the sedative and relaxing effect of the drug, it is ineffective at various psycho-emotional disorders, and therefore is used exclusively for the treatment of insomnia.

Recommendations for use

• Treatment with Imovane should be prescribed by doctor. Since the exact causes of insomnia is always very difficult to determine, so it is almost impossible to treat the disease completely. Imovane does not cure insomnia, but the correct use of the drug in limited doses for a long time, will help to improve sleep quality

•    Long-term therapy with Imovane is not recommended due to the fact that long-term use of the drug may worsen symptoms. Maximum treatment duration is 1 month, after which it is necessary to take a break

•    Elderly patients over 65 years, and patients with chronic liver disease or lung disease, are prescribed a reduced daily dose of 3.75 mg. With good tolerability, the dose can be gradually increased to 7.5 mg.

Precautionary measures

• Imovane is contraindicated in case of: Severe respiratory failure, myasthenia gravis, obstructive sleep apnea, as well as in severe psychosis and psychosomatic diseases.

•    Patients under 16 years old should not take this sleeping pills

•    Women during pregnancy should refuse to take Imovane, since it is not known how this medication may affect the formation and functioning of the central nervous system of the fetus.

•    In the treatment of insomnia during lactation, breast-feeding should be temporarily discontinued.

Imovane is well-known drug that is used to restore sleep in case of insomnia. It is often used in countries, such as USA, Canada and countries of European Union

What are the Possible Side Effects

Imovane (Zopiclone) 7.5 mg


As well as benefits, Zopiclone (Zimovane - Datolan) may have unwanted effects in some patients, even when the medication is being taken appropriately. The most common side effect observed with zopiclone is its bitter taste. Zopiclone (Zimovane - Datolan) is well tolerated by most patients, but some patients may feel tired and sleepy during the day particularly at the beginning of treatment. Anterograde amnesia may also occur. This happens when the patient does not remember what occurred while they were awake after having taken the medication. Therefore, the patient should ensure that they are able to sleep during at least 7 hours without being disturbed. On rare occasions, Zopiclone (Zimovane - Datolan) may cause sudden anxiety, hallucinations, excitation and sleep disorders. If this occurs consult your doctor immediately. If you notice any other reactions not mentioned in this patient information leaflet, inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.

5. Proper Way of Storing Zopiclone (Zimovane - Datolan)

There are no special precautions for storage are required.

Expiry: You must not take these tablets after the expiry date on the carton.


Drug Use
Imovane described as follows:
• insomnia
• Frequent night waking
• confused, restless sleep
• Sleep disturbances of mental disorders in situations where lack of sleep affects the patient's condition.
But calming and soothing effect of the drug ineffective for various psycho-emotional disorders, and therefore only the treatment of insomnia.
The use and application
• Imovane form of tablets for oral use.
• Take this medicine with a full glass of water before going to bed.
• The average therapeutic doses of 7.5 mg transient insomnia
• serious long-term insomnia can double the dose to 15 mg.
• enhanced therapeutic effect within 20 to 30 minutes, and then fall asleep easil
• Usually, the treatment takes 5-10 days depending on the type and severity of insomnia.
Recommendations for use
• Treatment must be prescribed by a doctor Imovane. As the exact causes lack of sleep is always very difficult to determine, it is not possible to completely cure the disease. Imovane is no cure for insomnia, but the limited use of the right drug doses for a long time will help to improve the quality of sleep
• Long-term treatment is not recommended Imovane due to the fact that prolonged use of the drug may lead to worsening of symptoms. The maximum period of treatment, one month, after which it is necessary to break
• Elderly patients over 65 years, and chronic liver disease or lung disease, is reduced daily dose of 3.75 mg. If well tolerated, the dose may be increased gradually to 7.5 mg.
• Imovane contraindicated in patients with severe respiratory disease, myasthenia gravis, obstructive sleep apnea and severe psychosis and psychosomatic illnesses.
 Patients under 16 years should not take this pill
• During pregnancy, women do not want Imovane not know that this drug may interfere with the functioning of the central nervous system and the formation of the fetus.
• treatment of insomnia, breast-feeding should be temporarily discontinued during lactation.
• Avoid alcohol, sleeping pills, because you can overdose, comes with side effects
Side effects
Imovane well tolerated by most people. The most likely side effects may include: a bitter taste in the mouth, nausea, headache, dizziness residues, depression, irritability.
As usual Imovane not have serious side effects, so Imovane hits all known drugs for the treatment of insomnia and pharmacology.