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Nipam 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Nipam 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Nipam 5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nipam Tablet

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Uses of Nipam Tablet

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

Common

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

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

How Nipam Tablet works

Nipam 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 Nipam Tablet

Expert advice for Nipam Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Nipam Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Nipam 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Nipam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Nitrazepam

Nipam is a sedative-hypnotic drug which belongs to the benzodiazepine group of medicines.
Nipam is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness).
Nipam 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.
Nipam works in patients with insomnia (inability to sleep) in a dose and for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Nipam is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment of anxiety.
Nipam is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug which is available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Nipam stronger than alprazolam?
Alprazolam is more potent when compared to Nipam with an equivalent milligram. There are differences in their pharmacokinetic properties as well. However, the preference of drug will vary depending on the indication.
Nipam 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 Nipam stronger than diazepam?
Nipam 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.
Nipam 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 Nipam stronger than zopiclone?
Nipam 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.
Nipam 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 Nipam with an amitriptyline?
Co-administration of Nipam with amitriptyline may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Q. Can you take Nipam with diazepam?
Nipam 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 Nipam with paracetamol?
Nipam 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 Nipam with mirtazapine?
Co-administration of Nipam with antidepressant drugs like mirtazapine may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Nipam 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.
Nipam is not reported to cause weight gain. However, if you experience any change in weight while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Yes, Nipam, when administered can produce sleep and is indicated for the treatment of insomnia (inability to sleep).
Nipam is not reported to cause constipation. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the Nipam, please consult your doctor.
Nipam 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 Nipam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Nipam with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Nipam with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Nipam with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Nipam with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard
Nipam with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Nipam with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Nipam with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Nipam with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Navalin Chrono, Valparex
Nipam with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Nipam with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Nipam with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Nipam with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Nipam with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Nipam with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Nipam with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Nipam with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Nipam with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Nipam with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Nipam with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Nipam with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Nipam with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Nipam with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Nipam with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Nipam with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Nipam with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Nipam with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Nipam with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Nipam with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Nipam with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Nipam with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan

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