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Belsomra (Suvorexant) tablets 20 mg for insomnia.
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General information on Japanese tablets Belsomra (Suvorexant) tablets 20 mg for insomnia
Package details: 100 tablets
Manufacturer: MSD K.K., Japan
Active ingredient: suvorexant 20 mg
Medical effect: Belsomra tablets inhibit the action of the orexin, one of the wake neurotransmitters in human brain. By this, the tablets provide the following effects:
- help to fall asleep easier,
- help to stay asleep longer,
- improve depressed mood,
- reduce the daytime sleepiness,
- reduce the psychological stress caused by insomnia.
Contraindications and precautions:
Do not use in children, pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not take the medicine with food or right after the meal. Do not drive the car or operate the machines after using the medicine.
Dosage and administration of Belsomra (Suvorexant) tablets 20 mg for insomnia from Japan
Take 1 tablet (20 mg of the active ingredient) a time, just before going to the bed. Due to the age and symptoms the consulting doctor may reduce the dosage to 10-15 mg of active ingredient a time.
About the effects of Belsomra (Suvorexant) tablets 20 mg for insomnia from Japan
Japanese tablets Belsomra for insomnia contain 20 mg of suvorexant in each tablet. This dual orexin receptor antagonist decreases time to sleep onset and increases total sleep time (D. N. Rhyne, S. L. Anderson. Suvorexant in insomnia: efficacy, safety and place in therapy. Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety. 2015 Oct; 6(5): 189–195). In general, Belsomra tablets are well tolerated and have few side effects. However, this medicine should be used with caution as it causes quick drowsiness, so one cannot drive the car or operate the machine after using these tablets. We also would not recommend to use Belsomra tablets for those who plan to wake up after sleeping less than 6-8 hours.