Zopiclone Australia is used to treat short-term sleep problems or insomnia. It works on chemicals in your brain to make you relaxed and sleepy. It also helps you stop waking up during the night.
If you have a long-term sleeping problem or are worried about it, talk to your doctor. They can prescribe you a different medicine that is more effective.
Your GP may also ask you to try a non-medication treatment first such as a relaxation or mindfulness technique, hypnosis or a 'cognitive behavioral therapy in insomnia' (CBTi) programme. These can be more effective and less likely to cause side effects than medicines.
Overdose: If you take too much buy zopiclone tablets, it can make you feel drowsy and confused. It might also cause you to fall into a coma or have difficulty breathing. If you think you might have overdosed, call your GP or go to Accident and Emergency at the nearest hospital.
Breastfed babies: If you're breastfeeding, you should only take zopiclone for short periods and only under the supervision of your doctor or health visitor. The medication passes into your breast milk in small amounts, and there is a very small risk that it might make your baby sleepy too.
Abuse: The risk of becoming addicted to zopiclone is lower than that for most benzodiazepines but it can happen. This is more common if the dose is taken at higher than prescribed levels or if you have a history of drug or alcohol abuse.