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Fluraz 15mg Capsule

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Composition for Fluraz 15mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Fluraz 15mg Capsule

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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Fluraz Capsule

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Uses of Fluraz Capsule

Fluraz 15mg Capsule is used in the treatment of insomnia.
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Fluraz Capsule side effects

Common

Sleepiness, Uncoordinated body movements, Fatigue, Irritability, Memory impairment, Headache, Dryness in mouth, Dizziness, Slurred speech, Depression, Constipation.

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How to use Fluraz 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. Fluraz 15mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Fluraz Capsule works

Fluraz 15mg 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 Fluraz Capsule

Expert advice for Fluraz Capsule

  • If you are taking Fluraz 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 Fluraz, 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 Fluraz is very high.
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Fluraz Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Fluraz Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Fluraz 15mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Fluraz 15mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Fluraz 15mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Fluraz 15mg Capsule may cause side effects such as reduced alertness, confusion, tiredness, dizziness, poor muscle coordination and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Fluraz 15mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Fluraz 15mg Capsule is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Fluraz 15mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fluraz 15mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fluraz 15mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Fluraz Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Fluraz 15mg Capsule, 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 about Fluraz Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Flurazepam

Yes. Fluraz is a controlled substance. It has some potential for abuse and is available only if prescribed by a doctor
No. Fluraz is not a narcotic. Fluraz can be addictive/habit forming if used for long time. It should be taken only as per the dose and duration advised by the doctor
Fluraz and Xanax (trade name for alprazolam) both belong to same class of medicines called benzodiazepines, and have similar effect on brain. However, both these medicines are advised for different illnesses and hence should be consumed only upon doctor's advice
Q. Is flurazepam superior to oral diazepam?
Flurazepam and diazepam belong to same category of drugs called benzodiazepines, and have similar action, but their use and effect may vary. Please take your doctor's advice before taking any of these drugs
Fluraz is not known to cause weight gain. Consult your doctor if you observe a weight gain after taking this medicine
Fluraz is used for short term treatment of sleeplessness; it exerts a calming effect on brain, and is known to reduce anxiety
Fluraz is used in the treatment of sleeplessness. Some people using this medication have engaged in activity such as driving, eating, or making phone calls and later having no memory of the activity. If this happens to you, stop taking Fluraz and talk to your doctor
Fluraz is available in the form of capsules in strengths of 15 mg and 30 mg and the look may vary for different brands
Fluraz may last for 4 hours to 6 days in your system
You may start experiencing the benefit of Fluraz on second or third day of treatment. Effect of this medicine may last for a day or two after you start taking it. It may take up to 7-10 days for the sleep problem to resolve after starting the treatment.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Fluraz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Fluraz with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Fluraz with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Fluraz with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Fluraz with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Fluraz with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Fluraz with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Valparex
Fluraz with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Hycin, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Fluraz with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Fluraz with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Fluraz with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Fluraz with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Fluraz with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Fluraz with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Fluraz with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Fluraz with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Fluraz with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Fluraz with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Fluraz with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Fluraz with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Fluraz with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Fluraz with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Fluraz with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Fluraz with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Fluraz with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Fluraz with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Fluraz with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Fluraz with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Fluraz with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Fluraz with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Fluraz with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
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