FAQ - Zopiclone

1. Is Zopiclone addictive?

When used as recommended, this medication is not addictive.

2. Does this medication treat anxiety?

This medication induces sleep which may also reduce anxiety and help you relax.

3. Will I do things in my sleep if I take this medication?

Sleepwalking is a rare side effect of this medication. It is more likely to happen if you take it when you are not fully ‘awake’. Alcohol and some medications for depression and anxiety can increase the risk of this happening.

4. Is Zopiclone the same as Xanax?

No. Xanax is a benzodiazepine medication that is primarily used to treat anxiety. This medication is a non-benzodiazepine medication that acts on similar neuro transmitters, except it is primarily used to treat insomnia.

5. Is this medication safe to use?

This medication is perfectly safe when used as recommended. It should not be taken continuously for more than four weeks as a best practice.

6. Is it safe to take this medication with paracetamol?

Yes. Zopiclone can be taken with paracetamol as there is no harmful interaction between the two medications.