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Nipam 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Nipam 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Nipam 5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Nipam Tablet

Uses of Nipam Tablet

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

Nipam Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Nipam are Memory impairment, Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Numbed emotions, Depression, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

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

How Nipam Tablet works

Nipam 5 mg Tablet 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.

In Depth Information on Nipam Tablet

Expert advice for Nipam Tablet

  • If you are taking Nipam 5 mg 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 Nipam 5 mg 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 Nipam 5 mg Tablet is very high.
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Nipam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Nipam Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Nipam 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nipam 5 mg 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 5 mg 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 5 mg 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 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nipam 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Nipam 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nipam 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nipam 5 mg 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 5 mg 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

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Frequently asked questions about Nipam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Nitrazepam

Q. Is Nipam a benzodiazepine?
Nipam is a sedative-hypnotic drug which belongs to the benzodiazepine group of medicines.
Q. What does Nipam treat?
Nipam is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness).
Q. How does Nipam works?
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.
Q. Does Nipam work?
Nipam works in patients with insomnia (inability to sleep) in a dose and for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Nipam help with anxiety?
Nipam is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment of anxiety.
Q. Is Nipam a controlled drug?
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.
Q. Is Nipam stronger than temazepam?
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.
Q. Is Nipam dangerous?
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.
Q. Is Nipam a narcotic?
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.
Q. Does Nipam get you high?
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.
Q. Does Nipam cause weight gain?
Nipam is not reported to cause weight gain. However, if you experience any change in weight while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Nipam help you sleep?
Yes, Nipam, when administered can produce sleep and is indicated for the treatment of insomnia (inability to sleep).
Q. Does Nipam cause constipation?
Nipam is not reported to cause constipation. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the Nipam, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Nipam cause memory loss?
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 Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro
Nipam with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxmazetol
Nipam with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Nipam with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI, Arimip, Clopic, Ocifril, Clomilent
Nipam with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton
Nipam with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase
Nipam with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Antilep, Versizur
Nipam with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Nipam with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid, Mythrocin, Frank, Clarsaf, Calrcin, Clarcin, Clarital
Nipam with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid
Nipam with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, Edride
Nipam with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Canzol, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag
Nipam with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Nipam with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast
Nipam with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV
Nipam with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol
Nipam with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Elamin, Diamin
Nipam with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Nipam with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Nipam with Pantoprazole
SERIOUS

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