Jan 10, 2006
i have been taking zopiclone for the last 5 years, I am hiv + with an aids definig illness, and still not getting any sleep i have brought this to my gp and consultants to no avail, my sleepis very bad and i would like to know if the zopiclone i have been taking for the last 5 years at a 14mg dose has done any damage to body
Response from Dr. Henry
I am not familiar with Zopiclone since not used in US to my knowledge. It can perhaps interact with some HIV meds (liver metabolism) so that could be an issue depending which HIV meds one takes. Hypnotic agents often stop working after a period of time so alternatives have to be considered (a sleep clinic referral is often very helpful).
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Will Having My Genital Warts Removed Decrease My Chances Of Spreading It?
- What If You Took Medicine For Chlamydia And I Still Have Symptoms What Does That Mean?
- What Does Genital Herpes Look Like On Men?
- What Are The Short-term Effects Of Syphilis?
- Things That Get Mistaken For Genital Warts
- Syphilis And Itchy Skin Rashes
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.