ZALEPLON- zaleplon capsule
Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Zaleplon Capsules USP C-IV
(zal' e plon)
Read this Medication Guide before you start taking zaleplon capsules and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This Medication Guide does not take the place of talking to your doctor about your medical condition or treatment. You and your doctor should talk about zaleplon capsules when you start taking it and at regular checkups.
What is the most important information I should know about zaleplon capsules?
Zaleplon capsules may cause serious side effects including complex sleep behaviors that may cause serious injury and death.. After taking zaleplon capsules, you may get up out of bed while not being fully awake and do an activity that you do not know you are doing (complex sleep behaviors). The next morning, you may not remember that you did anything during the night. These activities may occur with zaleplon capsules whether or not you drink alcohol or take other medicines that make you sleepy.
Reported activities include:
1. Take zaleplon capsules exactly as prescribed
2. Do not take zaleplon capsules if you:
3. Stop taking zaleplon capsules and call your doctor right away if you find out that you have done any of the above activities after taking zaleplon capsules.
What are zaleplon capsules?
Zaleplon capsules are a sedative-hypnotic (sleep) medicine. Zaleplon capsules are used in adults for the short-term treatment of the symptom of trouble falling asleep from insomnia. Zaleplon does not treat other symptoms of insomnia which include waking up too early in the morning and waking up often during the night.
Zaleplon capsules are not for children.