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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Calmtra 10mg tablet at a fixed time.
Calmtra 10mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Calmtra 10mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR CALMTRA

    Nitrazepam(10 mg)

    Uses

    Calmtra 10mg tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)

    How it works

    Calmtra 10mg tablet works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

    Common side effects

    Fatigue, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Unsteadiness, Uncoordinated body movements, Numbed emotions, Impaired concentration

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    Expert advice FOR CALMTRA

    • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or are planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.
       
    • Nitrazepam may be addictive, so take it as prescribed by the doctor. 
    • Do not discontinue the use of Nitrazepam, unless the doctor has advised you. Discontinuation may cause withdrawal symptoms, which may include seizures.
    • Nitrazepam may cause memory problems, drowsiness, confusion, especially in elderly patients. 
    • Most people may find that it gets less effective over time. 
    • Avoid driving after taking Nitrazepam as it may cause drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion. 
    • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Nitrazepam, it may cause excessive drowsiness. 

    Frequently asked questions FOR CALMTRA

    Nitrazepam

    Q.

    Is nitrazepam a benzodiazepine?
    Nitrazepam is a sedative-hypnotic drug which belongs to the benzodiazepine group of medicines.

    Q.

    What does nitrazepam treat?
    Nitrazepam is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness).

    Q.

    How does nitrazepam works?
    Nitrazepam belongs to a group of sedative-hypnotic medicines known as benzodiazepines. It works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

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    Does nitrazepam work?
    Nitrazepam works in patients with insomnia (inability to sleep) in a dose and for a duration as advised by your doctor.

    Q.

    Does nitrazepam get you high?
    Nitrazepam does not get you high. It has a relaxing effect on the brain.

    Q.

    Does nitrazepam help with anxiety?
    Nitrazepam is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment of anxiety.

    Q.

    Is nitrazepam a controlled drug?
    Nitrazepam is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug which is available only when prescribed by a doctor.

    Q.

    Is nitrazepam stronger than alprazolam?
    Alprazolam is more potent when compared to nitrazepam with an equivalent milligram. There are differences in their pharmacokinetic properties as well. However, the preference of drug will vary depending on the indication.

    Q.

    Is nitrazepam stronger than temazepam?
    Nitrazepam is more potent when compared to temazepam with an equivalent milligram. there are differences in their pharmacokinetic properties as well. However, the preference of drug will vary depending on the indication.

    Q.

    Is nitrazepam available in the US?
    Nitrazepam is not yet approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

    Q.

    Is nitrazepam same as diazepam?
    Nitrazepam and diazepam are two different drugs and are used for different disease conditions. However, they belong to the same class of drugs called benzodiazepines and have a similar mechanism of action.

    Q.

    Is nitrazepam stronger than diazepam?
    Nitrazepam is relatively more potent when compared to diazepam with an equivalent milligram and there are differences in their pharmacokinetic properties as well. However, the preference of drug will vary depending on the indication.

    Q.

    Is nitrazepam dangerous?
    Nitrazepam is a benzodiazepine drug used in the treatment of insomnia. It is a prescription drug and is safe to use in the dose, frequency, and duration as per the doctor's advice.

    Q.

    Is nitrazepam stronger than zopiclone?
    Nitrazepam is a benzodiazepine whereas zopiclone is a nonbenzodiazepine sedative-hypnotic. Though they act on the same receptor, there are differences in their mechanism of action, so, vary in their pharmacological effects.

    Q.

    Is nitrazepam a narcotic?
    Nitrazepam is not a narcotic substance. However, it is a prescription drug which should only be taken as per the doctor's advice.

    Q.

    Can I take amitriptyline with nitrazepam?
    Coadministration of nitrazepam with amitriptyline may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.

    Q.

    Can you take nitrazepam with diazepam?
    Nitrazepam with taken with diazepam may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

    Q.

    Can you take nitrazepam with paracetamol?
    Nitrazepam is not known to have any clinically significant interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

    Q.

    Can you take nitrazepam with mirtazapine?
    Coadministration of nitrazepam with antidepressant drugs like mirtazapine may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.

    Q.

    Does nitrazepam get you high?
    Nitrazepam use has been associated with paradoxical reactions like depressive effects, irritability, delusions, and hallucinations. If you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.

    Q.

    Does nitrazepam cause weight gain?
    Nitrazepam is not reported to cause weight gain. However, if you experience any change in weight while using the drug, consult your doctor.

    Q.

    Does nitrazepam help you sleep?
    Yes, nitrazepam, when administered can produce sleep and is indicated for the treatment of insomnia (inability to sleep).

    Q.

    Does nitrazepam cause constipation?
    Nitrazepam is not reported to cause constipation. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the nitrazepam, please consult your doctor.

    Q.

    Does nitrazepam cause memory loss?
    Nitrazepam can rarely cause memory loss (amnesia), especially if the dose exceeds therapeutic levels. If you experience any such problem while using the drug, consult your doctor.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)