Zimovane is a sleeping medicine which contains Zopiclone. Zimovane contains a medicine called zopiclone. This belongs to a group of medicines called hypnotics. This medicine works on your brain to help you sleep. They are the same medicine, whereas Zimovane is a branded version and Zopiclone is the generic name.
Zopiclone decreases the time taken to fall asleep and the number of times you wake up in the night, as well as increasing the total amount of time spent sleeping. It is often prescribed in 3.25 to 7.5mg doses. These are all powerful sleeping pills that are prescription-only.
Common side effects are a metallic taste in your mouth, a dry mouth, and daytime sleepiness. Don’t drink alcohol while you’re on zopiclone. Having them together can make you go into a deep sleep where you find it difficult to wake up. Zopiclone is also called by the brand name Zimovane.