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Nigap 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Nigap 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Nigap 5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nigap Tablet

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Uses of Nigap Tablet

Nigap 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia.
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Nigap Tablet side effects

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

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How to use Nigap 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. Nigap 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nigap Tablet works

Nigap 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 Nigap Tablet

Expert advice for Nigap Tablet

  • If you are taking Nigap 5mg Tablet 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 Nigap 5mg Tablet, 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 Nigap 5mg Tablet is very high.
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Nigap Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Nigap Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Nigap 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nigap 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Nigap 5mg Tablet 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.
Nigap 5mg Tablet 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
Nigap 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nigap 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Nigap 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nigap 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nigap 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Nigap Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Nigap 5mg Tablet, 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 Nigap Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Nitrazepam

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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