Nap 100 mg Suspension

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Overview

Uses of Nap Suspension

Nap 100 mg Suspension is used in the treatment of insomnia.

Nap Suspension side effects

Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Numbed emotions
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements

How to use Nap Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Nap 100 mg Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nap Suspension works

Nap 100 mg Suspension is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Nap Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Nap 100 mg Suspension may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nap 100 mg Suspension 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Nap 100 mg Suspension 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.
Nap 100 mg Suspension may cause side effects such as reduced alertness, confusion, tiredness, dizziness, poor muscle coordination and double vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Nap 100 mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nap 100 mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Nap 100 mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nap 100 mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nap 100 mg Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Nap Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Nap 100 mg Suspension, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • If you are taking Nap 100 mg Suspension 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 Nap 100 mg Suspension, 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 Nap 100 mg Suspension is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Nap with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Nap a benzodiazepine?
Nap is a sedative-hypnotic drug which belongs to the benzodiazepine group of medicines.
Q. What does Nap treat?
Nap is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness).
Q. How does Nap works?
Nap 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 Nap work?
Nap works in patients with insomnia (inability to sleep) in a dose and for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Nap help with anxiety?
Nap is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment of anxiety.
Q. Is Nap a controlled drug?
Nap is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug which is available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Nap stronger than alprazolam?
Alprazolam is more potent when compared to Nap 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 Nap stronger than temazepam?
Nap 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 Nap stronger than diazepam?
Nap 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 Nap dangerous?
Nap 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 Nap stronger than zopiclone?
Nap 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 Nap a narcotic?
Nap 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 Nap with an amitriptyline?
Co-administration of Nap with amitriptyline may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Q. Can you take Nap with diazepam?
Nap 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 Nap with paracetamol?
Nap 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 Nap with mirtazapine?
Co-administration of Nap with antidepressant drugs like mirtazapine may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Q. Does Nap get you high?
Nap 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 Nap cause weight gain?
Nap is not reported to cause weight gain. However, if you experience any change in weight while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Nap help you sleep?
Yes, Nap, when administered can produce sleep and is indicated for the treatment of insomnia (inability to sleep).
Q. Does Nap cause constipation?
Nap is not reported to cause constipation. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the Nap, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Nap cause memory loss?
Nap 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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