Zopiclone advice please?

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So. I've decided due to the frustration of being unable to sleep to try zopiclone and see if that helps me. (I've taken it a few times before, like 6 in the past 4/5 months) and I've got a new prescription to last me 14 days. I took one last night, and unfortunately still kept waking up every hour. (really sick of it) I've been waking up every hour for the past two years, not being able to sleep for more than three hours at a time. (when I do sleep for three hours, I feel like it's Christmas and received the best present ever as it barely happens). I'm just wondering, if I take Zopi's for like three days on the run, will it help me in being able to sleep uninterrupted and allow me to sleep for a good few hours? And has anyone else experienced this before?

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  • Posted

    It sounds as if you have now developed a tolerance to this drug. I would be very wary now about taking it. I feel you should let your dr know before you get addicted only to find that your dr is not allowed to prescribe it for longer than 2 to 4 weeks.
    • Posted

      I don't know about that, as the first time I ever took Zopiclone I still woke up every hour. Might be that it doesn't work for me maybe?

  • Posted

    I think you should maybe take them every night for at least a week in order to establish a sleep pattern. You may need to take them for longer if your doctor is willing to prescribe them. If you explain your predicament he will hopefully be helpful.

    i have been taking them for many years now, but I am elderly and I don’t think it matters too much at my age.


    • Posted

      I wish.!

      i would like to sleep longer, but Zopiclone are short acting.

      i don’t usually have any trouble getting of to sleep, but only sleep for around five or six hours.


    • Posted

      Yeah 7.5mg, I wish that was the case but I still wake up hourly after I've taken it and gone to sleep.

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