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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Nindral 5mg tablet at a fixed time.
Nindral 5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Nindral 5mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Nindral 5mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR NINDRAL 5mg tablet

    Flurazepam(5mg)

    Nindral tablet uses

    Nindral 5mg tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia.

    How nindral tablet works

    Nindral 5mg tablet works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

    Common side effects of nindral tablet

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

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    Expert advice FOR NINDRAL tablet

    • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or are planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.
       
    • Flurazepam may be addictive, so take it as prescribed by the doctor. 
    • Do not discontinue the use of Flurazepam, unless the doctor has advised you. Discontinuation may cause withdrawal symptoms, which may include seizures.
    • Flurazepam may cause memory problems, drowsiness, confusion, especially in elderly patients. 
    • Most people may find that it gets less effective over time. 
    • Avoid driving after taking Flurazepam as it may cause drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion. 
    • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Flurazepam, it may cause excessive drowsiness. 

    Frequently asked questions FOR NINDRAL 5mg tablet

    Flurazepam

    Q. Is flurazepam a controlled substance?
    Yes. Flurazepam is a controlled substance. It has some potential for abuse and is available only if prescribed by a doctor
    Q. Is flurazepam a narcotic/addictive?
    No. Flurazepam is not a narcotic. Flurazepam 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
    Q. Is flurazepam like xanax?
    Flurazepam 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
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    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
    Q. Does flurazepam cause weight gain?
    Flurazepam is not known to cause weight gain. Consult your doctor if you observe a weight gain after taking this medicine
    Q. Does flurazepam help anxiety?
    Flurazepam is used for short term treatment of sleeplessness; it exerts a calming effect on brain, and is known to reduce anxiety
    Q. Does flurazepam get you high?
    Flurazepam 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 flurazepam and talk to your doctor
    Q. What does flurazepam look like?
    Flurazepam is available in the form of capsules in strengths of 15 mg and 30 mg and the look may vary for different brands
    Q. How long does flurazepam last/how long does flurazepam stay in your system/urine?
    Flurazepam may last for 4 hours to 6 days in your system
    Q. How long does flurazepam take to work?
    You may start experiencing the benefit of flurazepam 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.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)