Equivalent doses of oral benzodiazepines

6 July 2021Benzodiazepines are the most commonly used anxiolytics and hypnotics. There are major differences in potency between different benzodiazepines and this difference in potency is important…

Safety in Lactation: Drugs for sleeping disorders

21 October 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Hypnotics Use of hypnotic agents in…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

DalmaneMeda Pharmaceuticals

Meda Pharmaceuticals
Capsules 15mg, 30mg
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Protect from light and moisture.
1 October 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Zaleplon, Zopiclone, Zolpidem
No published evidence of safety
Long half-life of metabolites increases risk of accumulation in breastfed infants
One case report of infant sedation (mother taking other sedating medication)
Monitor the infant closely for drowsiness, poor feeding and adequate weight gain
4 August 2020