What is Zopiclone?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most Popular Types: Imovane, Somnols, Alchera (Show all)

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Zopiclone is a hypnotic nonbenzodiazepine that is used to treat sleep disorders.

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Zopiclone)
Dosage Patients
7.5 mg daily 93
7.5mg as needed 28
15 mg daily 12
3.75 mg daily 11
3.75mg as needed 8
1 mg daily 8
7 mg daily 5
10 mg daily 5
5mg as needed 4
5 mg daily 4
Why Patients Stopped Taking Zopiclone (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 21
Doctor's advice 19
Did not seem to work 18
Course of treatment ended 16
Other 15
Not indicated 6
Personal research 4
Expense 2
See all 78 patients who’ve stopped taking Zopiclone

Duration

Currently Taking Zopiclone
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 2
3-6 months 2
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 7
2 years or more 54
Stopped Taking Zopiclone
Duration Patients
0-1 month 19
1-3 months 14
3-6 months 6
6 months-1 year 10
1-2 years 9
2 years or more 16
Adherence
Always
56 67%
Usually
11 13%
Sometimes
13 15%
Never
4 5%
Burden
Very
4 5%
Somewhat
5 6%
A little
11 13%
Not at all
64 76%
Cost
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
1 3%
$25-49
6 16%
< $25
31 82%
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9 patient evaluations for Zopiclone

MIKE GRIST
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MIKE GRIST
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Overwhelming
54 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Mild Depression

See MIKE GRIST's full Zopiclone history

Feb 14, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 3.75 mg M,W,F
Advice & Tips: I have been advised, by my GP, not to take more than 3 doses of Zoplicone in any given week.. Reason given, was that to take a dose every day would diminish the effectiveness of the drug... Not sure whether to believe this or not, will discuss this further with my GP on my next visit..
Cost: < $25 monthly

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shells360
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shells360
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

See shells360's full Zopiclone history

Apr 24, 2013 (Started Apr 22, 2013)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Treatment was great, it just made me a complete zombie the next day

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pheonix61
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pheonix61
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 63
Condition: COPD 43 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
COPD

See pheonix61's full Zopiclone history

Dec 4, 2012 (Started May 11, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Sleep problems: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 17, 2012 (Started May 11, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Sleep problems: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 13, 2012 (Started May 11, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Sleep problems: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 3.5 mg M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 26, 2012 (Started May 11, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Sleep problems: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 3.5 mg M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

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