9 patient evaluations for Zopiclone taken for the purpose of 'insomnia'

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May 9, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 tablet(s) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 24, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2015 (Started Jan 09, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleeplessness)
  • Side effects
    Mild (somnolence)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have a gadget that measures sleep type over time, and i found that zopiclone provides more 'deep sleep' time over promethazine, which is exactly what my brain needs for quality healing and 'cleaning' time after radiation therapy. `Best' is natural sleep after an active day, but you won't get that on 2-4 mg per day of Dexamethasone! LOL Note: for me, 30 minute window from dropping the pill to hitting the hay. After 30 mins, i'm clusmy, half asleep already, but after 0 mins, the initial wave goes, can fight it (e.g. into a film) or just go with the flow, taking longer to drop off, with the 'danger' of feeling groggier next morning.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 16, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty falling asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It is fine for short period of time but has side effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 28, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (morning sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i am finding that taking Zoplicone too often, as my GP advised, does diminish the effect of the drug.. now i just take it when i really need to.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 14, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 24, 2013 (Started Apr 22, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Treatment was great, it just made me a complete zombie the next day

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 4, 2012 (Started May 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (strange sensation on tongue tip, sleep problems, hangover effect in morning, headaches, metallic taste in mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 17, 2012 (Started May 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (strange sensation on tongue tip, sleep problems, hangover effect in morning, headaches, metallic taste in mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 13, 2012 (Started May 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (strange sensation on tongue tip, sleep problems, hangover effect in morning, headaches, metallic taste in mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3.5 mg M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 26, 2012 (Started May 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (strange sensation on tongue tip, sleep problems, hangover effect in morning, headaches, metallic taste in mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3.5 mg M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 12, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (hangover effect in morning)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: The day/s after taking Zopiclone I felt like I was out of it. Almost like suffering from a hangover (I think, as I don't drink alchol). The higher the dose the worse I felt.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: hangover effect in morning

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 13, 2009 (Started Jul 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: As a good nights sleep is essential, those who need help in this direction should take some sort of sleeping aid
Side effects: dry mouth

  • 1 helpful mark
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