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Advise patients

To take HETLIOZ before bedtime at the same time every night.

  • To skip the dose that night if they cannot take HETLIOZ at approximately the same time on a given night.
  • To limit their activities to preparing for going to bed after taking HETLIOZ because HETLIOZ can potentially impair the performance of activities requiring complete mental alertness.
  • That because of individual differences in circadian rhythms, daily use for several weeks or months may be necessary before benefit from HETLIOZ is observed.
  • To swallow the capsule whole.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/29/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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