Sonata and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Sonata (zaleplon).
Moderate Food Interaction
Taking zaleplon with a high-fat or heavy meal may delay the onset of sleep. For faster sleep onset, zaleplon should not be administered with or immediately after a high-fat or heavy meal. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. You should avoid the use of alcohol while being treated with zaleplon. Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of zaleplon such as dizziness and drowsiness. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.
Sonata drug interactions
There are 363 drug interactions with Sonata (zaleplon).
Sonata disease interactions
There are 8 disease interactions with Sonata (zaleplon) which include:
- alcohol intox
- drug dependence
- liver disease
- liver disease
- resp depression
- renal dysfunction
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No interaction information available.|
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