Dormin 5mg Capsule

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Composition for Dormin 5mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Dormin Capsule

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Uses of Dormin Capsule

Dormin 5mg Capsule is used in the treatment of insomnia.
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Side effects of Dormin Capsule

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

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How to use Dormin Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Dormin 5mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Dormin Capsule works

Dormin 5mg capsule is a benzodiazepine. 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.

In Depth Information on Dormin Capsule

Expert advice for Dormin Capsule

  • If you are taking Dormin for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Dormin, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Dormin is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Dormin 5mg Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Dormin 5mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dormin 5mg Capsule 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Dormin 5mg Capsule should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Dormin 5mg Capsule may cause side effects such as reduced alertness, confusion, tiredness, dizziness, poor muscle coordination and double vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Dormin 5mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dormin 5mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, PRATHAM 200MG REDIUSE SUSPENSION, Azibig 200mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Nitrazepam, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dormin 5mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Nitrazepam

Dormin is a sedative-hypnotic drug which belongs to the benzodiazepine group of medicines.
Dormin is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness).
Dormin 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.
Dormin works in patients with insomnia (inability to sleep) in a dose and for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Dormin is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment of anxiety.
Dormin is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug which is available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Dormin stronger than alprazolam?
Alprazolam is more potent when compared to Dormin with an equivalent milligram. There are differences in their pharmacokinetic properties as well. However, the preference of drug will vary depending on the indication.
Dormin 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 Dormin stronger than diazepam?
Dormin 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.
Dormin 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 Dormin stronger than zopiclone?
Dormin 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.
Dormin 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 Dormin with an amitriptyline?
Co-administration of Dormin with amitriptyline may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Q. Can you take Dormin with diazepam?
Dormin 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 Dormin with paracetamol?
Dormin 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 Dormin with mirtazapine?
Co-administration of Dormin with antidepressant drugs like mirtazapine may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Dormin 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.
Dormin is not reported to cause weight gain. However, if you experience any change in weight while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Yes, Dormin, when administered can produce sleep and is indicated for the treatment of insomnia (inability to sleep).
Dormin is not reported to cause constipation. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the Dormin, please consult your doctor.
Dormin 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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