Imovan - hypnotic.

Pharmacological action

Imovan - psychotropic drug with a tranquilizing, hypnotic, sedative, anticonvulsant, muscle relaxant effect, it accelerates to fall asleep and improves sleep quality by decreasing the number of awakenings, does not violate the sleep phase, stabilizing the proportion of REM sleep.

Judging by the reviews imovan differs from the similar action of barbiturates and benzodiazepines in that after its use in the morning there is no feeling of weakness and drowsiness.

Product form

The product is produced in tablets. Do not sell imovan without a prescription.


The tool is indicated for the treatment of chronic, temporary and situational insomnia, it is effective in difficulty falling asleep, restless sleep, early awakenings, secondary sleep disorders in psychiatric disorders.

Instructions for use imovan

 Imovan pills
 For the treatment of situational insomnia treatment lasts for 2-5 days; Chronic - 4 weeks time - 2-3 weeks. Violate the terms of treatment is not recommended. Longer treatment imovan can only be prescribed by a doctor.

According to the instructions imovan should be taken at bedtime.

Adult patients up to 65l. appointed to take one tablet / day. (7, 5 mg). For patients older than 65l. first the drug is limited - 0, 5 tablets / day. (3 75mg), and after the dosage may be adjusted to 7, 5 mg.

Patients who have expressed a pathology of hepatic function, pulmonary failure to take prescribed 3, 75mg / day.

side effects

Judging by the reviews imovan may cause dryness, bitterness in the mouth, headache, indigestion, dizziness, allergy in the form of rashes, itching, residual drowsiness. Rarely anaphylactic reactions occur, irritability, hallucinations, aggressiveness, inadequate behavior, often because of improper use. Therefore, to acquire imovan without a prescription and used without a doctor's prescription is strictly not recommended.

Cases of amnesia antiretrogradnoy, cramps after using imovan

After treatment imovan can manifest withdrawal symptoms occur insomnia, tremor, tachycardia, headache, confusion, sweating, anxiety.

Contraindications imovan

Imovan for instructions contraindicated in syndrome suspension of breathing during sleep, severe respiratory insufficiency, hepatic, myasthenia gravis, and psychosis.

Do not appoint as the drug during pregnancy, lactation, children up to 18L.