Zaleplon Coupon - Zaleplon 10mg capsule

Generic Sonata

ZALEPLON is used to treat insomnia. This medicine helps you to fall asleep. Compare GABA agonists.
Zaleplon Coupon - Zaleplon 10mg capsule

Zaleplon Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Keep a regular sleep schedule by going to bed at about the same time each night. Avoid caffeine-containing drinks in the evening hours. When sleep medicines are used every night for more than a few weeks, they may stop working. Talk to your doctor if you still have trouble sleeping.

After taking this medicine for sleep, you may get up out of bed while not being fully awake and do an activity that you do not know you are doing. The next morning, you may have no memory of the event. Activities such as driving a car ("sleep-driving"), making and eating food, talking on the phone, sexual activity, and sleep-walking have been reported. Call your doctor right away if you find out you have done any of these activities. Do not take this medicine if you have used alcohol that evening or before bed or taken another medicine for sleep, since your risk of doing these sleep-related activities will be increased.

Do not take this medicine unless you are able to stay in bed for a full night (7 to 8 hours) before you must be active again. You may have a decrease in mental alertness the day after use, even if you feel that you are fully awake. Tell your doctor if you will need to perform activities requiring full alertness, such as driving, the next day. Do not stand or sit up quickly after taking this medicine, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells.

If you or your family notice any changes in your behavior, such as new or worsening depression, thoughts of harming yourself, anxiety, other unusual or disturbing thoughts, or memory loss, call your doctor right away.

After you stop taking this medicine, you may have trouble falling asleep. This is called rebound insomnia. This problem usually goes away on its own after 1 or 2 nights.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common


blurred or double vision

not feeling like oneself



seeing, hearing, smelling, or feeling things that are not there

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose


clumsiness or unsteadiness, severe

dizziness or fainting

drowsiness, severe

weak muscle tone

troubled breathing

unusual dullness or feeling sluggish

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common



muscle pain


Less common

Abdominal pain

burning, prickling, or tingling sensation



difficulty concentrating


dryness of mouth

excess muscle tone

eye pain


heartburn, indigestion, or acid stomach


itching or burning eyes

joint stiffness and/or pain

memory loss

menstrual pain

mental depression


sensitive hearing

severe headache

shortness of breath

skin rash

tightness in chest

trembling or shaking

troubled breathing

unusual weakness or tiredness


After you stop using this medicine, it may still produce some side effects that need attention. During this period of time, check with your doctor immediately if you notice the following side effects:

Abdominal and muscle cramps

convulsions (seizures)

increased sweating


trembling or shaking


Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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