Sonata Drug Info
A controlled substance, Sonata® (zaleplon) is a prescription sleep medication licensed to treat insomnia. It belongs to a class of medications called sedatives or hypnotics. This medication comes in tablet form and is meant to be taken immediately before bedtime.
Prior to beginning treatment with Sonata, information on the drug's precautions and warnings should be reviewed with your healthcare provider. This includes knowing the side effects to watch out for, such as nausea, headache, and drowsiness, and how to properly store this product. In addition, talk to your healthcare provider if you have any addiction problems. Sonata can be habit-forming -- abuse or dependence is more likely in people with a history of drug or alcohol abuse.
(Click Sonata for more information on this drug. This article covers how it works, lists the factors affecting your dose, and offers some details on what to expect while taking this medicine.)