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Hypnoclone may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Hypnoclone is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it i... View More
Hypnoclone is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Hypnoclone may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Hypnoclone should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hypnoclone may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Hypnoclone should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hypnoclone may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of H... View More
Hypnoclone is a prescription medicine used for short term treatment of insomnia. It reduces sleep onset time and frequent awakening at night. This medic... View More
Uses of Hypnoclone
Side effects of Hypnoclone
- Metallic taste
How to use Hypnoclone
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Hypnoclone is to be taken ... View More
How Hypnoclone works
Hypnoclone is a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic. It has hypnotic and anxiolytic properties. It works by regulating the GABA receptor, thus relaxes the nerves... View More
What if you forget to take Hypnoclone?
If you miss a dose of Hypnoclone, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- Your doctor has prescribed Hypnoclone to help you fall asleep faster and sleep for longer.
- It is best taken without food as a high-fat meal can reduce its absorption and effect.
- Take it 30 to 45 minutes before bedtime and only when you have time to sleep for at least 7 hours.
- It makes you feel dizzy next morning. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- It does not affect total sleep time. However, it reduces sleep onset time and frequent awakening at night.
- Never share your medication with any other person who also has a sleep problem.
- It may cause a bitter taste in your mouth or a dry mouth. Try sipping water and inform your doctor if it bothers you.
- Inform your doctor if your sleep doesn’t improve after 7 to 10 days of treatment.
- Stop taking medication and inform your doctor If you experience sleep driving or memory loss.
- Do not stop taking medication suddenly as it may lead to anxiety, mood changes, and restlessness.
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Short-term management of insomnia Adult: 7.5 mg at bedtime. Elderly: Initially, 3.75 mg at bedtime. Hepatic impairment: Mild to moderate: I... View More
Child: Not recommended.
Renal impairment: Initiate at 3.75 mg at bedtime.
Myasthenia gravis; respiratory failure; severe sleep apnoea syndrome; severe hepatic impairment; pregnancy, lactation.
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