Rozerem Oral Tablet 8Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Rozerem: Oral tablet (8mg)

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Rozerem 8mg Tab
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America Inc
Pill Identification: TAK RAM-8 

What is this Medicine?

RAMELTEON (ram EL tee on) is used to treat insomnia. This medicine helps you to fall asleep.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Rozerem: Oral tablet(8mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Rozerem 8mg Tablet

NDC: 647640805
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Insomnia

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Avoid excessive humidity
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Rozerem 8mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_8836.JPG
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America Inc
Pill Identification: TAK RAM-8 
Shape: round
Color: yellow-orange

Reported Side Effects for Rozerem 8mg Tablet

Inability To Sleep Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Rozerem 8mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Rozerem 8mg Tablet(Ramelteon)
Grapefruit juice and Ramelteon(Ramelteon)
Do not take Ramelteon with grapefruit or grapefruit juice. Taking Ramelteon with grapefruit or grapefruit juice can increase the amount of Ramelteon in the blood and can increase the risk of serious side effects. Swallow Ramelteon with some water within 30 minutes before you are ready to go to bed. Tell your health care professional if your sleep problem does not improve or gets worse.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Rozerem 8mg Tablet(Ramelteon)
Alcohol and Ramelteon(Ramelteon)
Avoid alcoholic drinks while you are taking Ramelteon. Using Ramelteon with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Rozerem 8mg Tablet(Ramelteon)
Tobacco and Ramelteon(Ramelteon)
Tobacco smoke contains substances that may speed the removal of Ramelteon from the body; if you start smoking, Ramelteon may become less effective. Just the opposite occurs when someone stops smoking tobacco; if you stop smoking, the amount of Ramelteon in the blood may increase. Tell your health care professional if you smoke or plan to stop smoking while taking Ramelteon.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
High Fat Foods and Rozerem 8mg Tablet(Ramelteon)
High Fat Foods and Ramelteon(Ramelteon)
Do not take Ramelteon with or immediately after a high-fate meal. Taking Ramelteon immediately after eating reduces its ability to help you sleep. Swallow Ramelteon with some water within 30 minutes before you are ready to go to bed. Tell your health care professional if your sleep problem does not improve or gets worse.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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