a nonbenzodiazepine sedative used to treat insomnia.
new doctor replaced zopiclone with trazodone due to his negative views regarding the addictive nature of zopiclone, despite being used to treat a daily sleep disturbance issue only 1-2 times per month. after taking trazodone, i awoke with swollen face, eyelids, tongue and hands. it was ineffective in inducing drowsiness. when finally falling into unconsciousness, i had some of the worst nightmares i've ever had. these caused more pronounced periods of wakefulness than usually occur, and higher degree of consciousness, causing thoughts which interfered with falling back asleep. i awoke exhausted, with a terrible headache, feeling hungover and disconnected. i will not be taking this medication again. it's worse than the issue that it was prescribed to treat. everydayhealth.com
i am taking zopiclone at night 1 tablet 7.5mg, i have an awful dry mouth but worst of all a great deal of my food tastes like poison & my wife is throwing out good food to the birds everyday. i have been on these tablets for 8 weeks, i also take amitriptyline 10mg at night. medicinenet.com