Zopiclone works in the brain to help a person sleep. It acts by giving a signal to brain so that it leads to calmness in the nerves which helps in sleeping. It increases the gamma-aminobutyric acid (“GABA”) element in a person’s brain which boosts and improves sleep. GABA is a nerve calming element and blocks communication across the nerves. Zopiclone helps to cure insomnia. It decreases the time a person takes to fall asleep and increases the time of sleeping.
It works in treating the difficulty of sleeping; waking up early in morning, sleepless nights etc. It helps in curing loss of sleep due to stress. Zopiclone gives its effect in short term but it is not recommendable to use it for more than 2 to 4 weeks. It is advised to reduce the dosage of medicine slowly rather than stopping it at once. It works differently on different people so it should be taken with proper consultation with a doctor.
Precautions while taking zopiclone:
• If a person is taking zopiclone he should avoid using alcohol during that period.
• If a person is allergic then also he should take zopiclone very carefully by consulting with its doctor.
• While pregnancy also this medicine should be avoided.
• The people who suffer from muscle weakness they should also avoid taking zopiclone.
• It should not be taken more than 4 days in a week.
• Liver disease patient should not take zopiclone.
• It is also not suitable for the mothers who are breastfeeding.
• Patient with respiratory problem should also be cautious while taking this medicine.
• It should not be taken by children as it is studied on adults only.
• If a person is taking another medicine he or she should consult his doctor before consumption of zopiclone.
• Anesthetic patients should also avoid taking zopiclone.
• If any unusual behavior is felt by a person by taking zopiclone one should consult its doctor.
• If a person is feeling dizziness after taking medicine then at that time he should avoid driving, swimming and other similar activities which need concentration.
• It is preferable that you take this medicine at bed time.
• If the person is having some mental illness then also this should not be consumed.
• If a person is drug addict then also he should be cautious while using this medicine.