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Zoplicone Side Effects

Common Zoplicone Side Effects


The most commonly reported Zoplicone side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Intentional Overdose (2)
Pulmonary Embolism (2)
Suicide Attempt (2)
Pneumonia (2)
Vomiting (1)
Obesity (1)
Ventricular Fibrillation (1)
Sepsis (1)
Sedation (1)
Metabolic Acidosis (1)
Spinal Laminectomy (1)
Staphylococcal Infection (1)
Hypokalaemia (1)
Infusion Related Reaction (1)
Jugular Vein Distension (1)
Infection (1)
Hypotension (1)
Hyperlactacidaemia (1)
Hyponatraemia (1)
Flushing (1)

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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

Zoplicone Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Zoplicone reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Zoplicone on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Pulmonary Embolism, Suicide Attempt, Intentional Overdose
This is a report of a 33-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from FRANCE, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Zoplicone (dosage: NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Xanax
  • Lepticur
  • Loxapine Hcl
  • Quetiapine Fumarate
  • Zolpidem
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s). The consumer presented with:
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Intentional Overdose
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zoplicone treatment in female patients, resulting in pulmonary embolism side effect. The patient was hospitalized.

Enuresis, Hyponatraemia, Disorientation, Vomiting, Sedation
This report suggests a potential Zoplicone Enuresis, Hyponatraemia, Disorientation, Vomiting, Sedation side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A male patient (weight: NA) from FRANCE was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: NA and used Zoplicone (dosage: Started At Least In 2004) starting May 01, 2011. Soon after starting Zoplicone the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Enuresis
  • Hyponatraemia
  • Disorientation
  • Vomiting
  • Sedation
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Surfalem S25 (Started At Least In 2004)
  • Parkinane Lp
  • Alfuzosin Hcl
  • Quetiapine Fumarate
  • Depakote (Started At Least In 2003)
  • Metformin Hcl (700 Mg Per Tablet, 1/2 Tablet Trhee Times Per Day)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Zoplicone demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as enuresis, may still occur.

Anaphylactic Reaction
This Anaphylactic Reaction problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED KINGDOM. A 28-year-old male patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: NA. On Apr 01, 2001 this consumer started treatment with Zoplicone (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Acetaminophen (4 Times A Day When Required)
  • Vitamins Nos (Capsules)
  • Sodium Chloride
  • Aztreonam
  • Azithromycin (Taken On Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays)
  • Creon
  • Minocycline Hydrochloride
  • Heparin
When commencing Zoplicone, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:
  • Anaphylactic Reaction
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as anaphylactic reaction, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Pulmonary Embolism, Intentional Overdose, Suicide Attempt
This is a report of a 33-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from FRANCE. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Zoplicone (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Quetiapine Fumarate
  • Zolpidem
  • Xanax
  • Lepticur
  • Loxapine Hcl
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following side effects:
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Intentional Overdose
  • Suicide Attempt
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Zoplicone treatment could cause the above reactions, including pulmonary embolism, and some female subjects may be more susceptible.


Spinal Laminectomy
A male patient (weight: NA) from CANADA with the following symptoms/conditions: NA started Zoplicone treatment (dosage: At Bedtime) on Feb 01, 2007. Soon after starting Zoplicone treatment, the subject experienced various side effects, including:
  • Spinal Laminectomy
Concurrently used drugs:
  • Extra Strength Tylenol
  • Rabeprazole Sodium
  • Methotrexate
  • Terbinafine Hcl
  • Naproxen
  • Remicade
  • Remicade (41st Infusion)
  • Remicade
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some male patients could be more vulnerable to Zoplicone.

Infection, Diarrhoea, Pneumonia, Disease Recurrence, Cytomegalovirus Test Positive, Sepsis, Acute Graft Versus Host Disease, Staphylococcal Infection, Cytomegalovirus Colitis
A male patient from AUSTRALIA (weight: NA) experienced symptoms, such as: insomnia,vitamin supplementation and was treated with Zoplicone(dosage: Unk). The treatment was initiated on Feb 03, 2011. After that a consumer reported the following side effect(s):
  • Infection
  • Diarrhoea
  • Pneumonia
  • Disease Recurrence
  • Cytomegalovirus Test Positive
  • Sepsis
  • Acute Graft Versus Host Disease
  • Staphylococcal Infection
  • Cytomegalovirus Colitis
Concurrently used drugs, which potentially could have contributed to side effect(s) or affected Zoplicone efficacy:
  • Folic Acid (5 Mg, Qd)
  • Piperacillin And Tazobactam (4.5 G, Tid)
  • Pantoprazole
  • Phenergan Hcl (25 Mg, Unk)
  • Azithromycin (500 Mg, Qd)
  • Pantoprazole (40 Mg, Bid)
  • Vitamin K Tab (10 Mg, 3x/w)
  • Thymoglobulin (.5 Mg/kg, Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.

Ventricular Fibrillation, Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged, Blood Pressure Decreased, Jugular Vein Distension, Hypokalaemia, Hyperlactacidaemia, Convulsion, Oxygen Saturation Decreased, Metabolic Acidosis
In this report, Zoplicone was administered for the following condition: NA.A 54-year-old female consumer from DENMARK (weight: NA) started Zoplicone treatment (dosage: NA) on NS.Sometime after starting the treatment, the patient complained of the following side effect(s):
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged
  • Blood Pressure Decreased
  • Jugular Vein Distension
  • Hypokalaemia
  • Hyperlactacidaemia
  • Convulsion
  • Oxygen Saturation Decreased
  • Metabolic Acidosis
A possible interaction with other drugs could have contributed to this reaction:
  • Alcohol (ethanol)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide
The patient was hospitalized.Establishing a causal relationship between a specific drug and consumer's side effects is complex, but it is possible that in this report Zoplicone treatment could be related to the listed above side effect(s).

Flushing, Infusion Related Reaction, Chest Discomfort, Obesity, Arthralgia
This is a report of the following Zoplicone side effect(s):
  • Flushing
  • Infusion Related Reaction
  • Chest Discomfort
  • Obesity
  • Arthralgia
A female patient from CANADA (weight: NA) presented with the following condition: NA and received a treatment with Zoplicone (dosage: NA) starting: Aug 22, 2011.The following concurrently used drugs could have generated interactions:
  • Remicade
  • Methotrexate
  • Perindopril Erbumine
  • Escitalopram
  • Remicade
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Crestor
  • Folic Acid
This report suggests that a Zoplicone treatment could be associated with the listed above side effect(s).

Pneumonia, Computerised Tomogram
This Zoplicone Wellbutrin Fluoxetine Valacyclovir report was submitted by a 46-year-old female consumer from CANADA (weight: NA). The patient was diagnosed with: NA and Zoplicone Wellbutrin Fluoxetine Valacyclovir was administered (dosage: NA) starting: Dec 10, 2010. The consumer developed a set of symptoms:
  • Pneumonia
  • Computerised Tomogram
Other drugs used simultaneously:
  • Seroquel
The patient was hospitalized.Those unexpected symptoms could be linked to a Zoplicone Wellbutrin Fluoxetine Valacyclovir treatment, however establishing a potential drug-safety problem requires a more detailed clinical analysis.

Elevated Mood, Dysarthria, Salivary Hypersecretion
This is a report of a possible correlation between Zoplicone use and the following symptoms/side effect(s):
  • Elevated Mood
  • Dysarthria
  • Salivary Hypersecretion
which could contribute to an assessment of Zoplicone risk profile.A 86-year-old male consumer from UNITED KINGDOM (weight: NA) was suffering from NA and was treated with Zoplicone (dosage: 3.75 Mg, Qd) starting Jul 01, 2009.Other concurrent medications:
  • Docusate (100 Mg, Bid)
  • Lithium Carbonate (200 Mg, Qd)
  • Ramipril (1.25 Mg, Qd)
  • Senna (15 Mg, Qd)
  • Clopidogrel (75 Mg, Qd)
  • Folic Acid (5 Mg, Qd)
  • Bumetanide (2 Mg, Qd)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (25 Mg, Tid)
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Deep Vein Thrombosis
A 48-year-old male patient from IRELAND (weight: NA) presented with the following symptoms: NA and after a treatment with Zoplicone (dosage: NA) experienced the following side effect(s):
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
The treatment was started on NS. Zoplicone was used in combination with the following drugs:
  • Zyprexa
  • Ramipril
  • Lithium Carbonate
This report could alert potential Zoplicone consumers.

Confusional State
In this report, a 56-year-old male patient from CANADA (weight: NA) was affected by a possible Zoplicone side effect.The patient was diagnosed with NA. After a treatment with Zoplicone (dosage: Unk, start date: Jun 01, 2010), the patient experienced the following side effect(s):
  • Confusional State
The following simultaneously used drugs could have led to this reaction:
  • Hydromorphone Hcl (Unk)
  • Nystatin (100000 Ml, Qid)
  • Xylocaine (Unk)
  • Flagyl (500 Mg, Tid)
  • Panitumumab (557 Mg, Q3wk)
  • Ativan (1 Mg, Prn)
  • Citalopram (20 Mg, Qd)
The patient was hospitalized.The findings here stress that side effects should be taken into consideration when evaluating a Zoplicone treatment.

Atrioventricular Block First Degree, Blood Glucose Increased, Hypotension
This is a report of a 52-year-old male patient from UNITED KINGDOM (weight: NA), who used Zoplicone (zoplicone) (dosage: 37.5 Mg; 1x; Po) for a treatment of NA. After starting a treatment on NS, the patient experienced the following side effect(s):
  • Atrioventricular Block First Degree
  • Blood Glucose Increased
  • Hypotension
The following drugs could possibly have interacted with the Zoplicone (zoplicone) treatment
  • Atenolol (2000 Mg; Po; 1x)
  • Losartan Potassium (2000 Mg; Po; 1x; Po)
  • Amlodipine Besylate (325 Mg; Po; 1x)
The patient was hospitalized.Taken together, these observations suggest that a Zoplicone (zoplicone) treatment could be related to side effect(s), such as Atrioventricular Block First Degree, Blood Glucose Increased, Hypotension.



Keep Track of Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep of your symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:
    Side Effects Scale Date & Time Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)
    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad

    You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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