HYPNOPAM 5MG TABLET

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RKG Pharma

Composition for HYPNOPAM 5MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of HYPNOPAM TABLET

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Uses of HYPNOPAM TABLET

Hypnopam 5mg tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia.
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Side effects of HYPNOPAM TABLET

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

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How to use HYPNOPAM TABLET

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 Hypnopam 5mg tablet at a fixed time.

How HYPNOPAM TABLET works

Hypnopam 5mg tablet 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 HYPNOPAM TABLET

Expert advice for HYPNOPAM TABLET

  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Nitrazepam is very high. 
  • If you are taking Nitrazepam for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Nitrazepam, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for HYPNOPAM 5MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Hypnopam 5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hypnopam 5mg 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
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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/5ML 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 HYPNOPAM 5MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for 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.
Q. 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 nitrazepam with an amitriptyline?
Co-administration 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?
Co-administration 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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