Zopiclone is a short-term therapeutic option for insomnia in adults1. Up to four weeks at a dose of 7.5 mg administered just before night is the maximum recommended dose for adults. The safety and efficacy of long-term use has not been evaluated by smartfinil . After four weeks, zopiclone use should be deemed off the record.
Zopiclone should be used in conjunction with non-pharmacological treatments, such as controlling expectations about sleep length, enhancing sleep hygiene, altering lifestyle factors and addressing underlying health concerns and psychological stress.