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Nira 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Nira 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Nira 5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Nira Tablet

Uses of Nira Tablet

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

Nira Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Nira Tablet works

Nira 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 Nira Tablet

Expert advice for Nira Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Nira Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Nira 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

Frequently asked questions about Nira Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Nitrazepam

Q. Is Nira a benzodiazepine?
Nira is a sedative-hypnotic drug which belongs to the benzodiazepine group of medicines.
Q. What does Nira treat?
Nira is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness).
Q. How does Nira works?
Nira 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 Nira work?
Nira works in patients with insomnia (inability to sleep) in a dose and for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Nira help with anxiety?
Nira is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment of anxiety.
Q. Is Nira a controlled drug?
Nira is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug which is available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Nira stronger than alprazolam?
Alprazolam is more potent when compared to Nira 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 Nira stronger than temazepam?
Nira 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 Nira stronger than diazepam?
Nira 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 Nira dangerous?
Nira 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 Nira stronger than zopiclone?
Nira 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 Nira a narcotic?
Nira 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 Nira with an amitriptyline?
Co-administration of Nira with amitriptyline may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Q. Can you take Nira with diazepam?
Nira 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 Nira with paracetamol?
Nira 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 Nira with mirtazapine?
Co-administration of Nira with antidepressant drugs like mirtazapine may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Q. Does Nira get you high?
Nira 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 Nira cause weight gain?
Nira is not reported to cause weight gain. However, if you experience any change in weight while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Nira help you sleep?
Yes, Nira, when administered can produce sleep and is indicated for the treatment of insomnia (inability to sleep).
Q. Does Nira cause constipation?
Nira is not reported to cause constipation. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the Nira, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Nira cause memory loss?
Nira 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 Nira with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Nira with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Nira with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Nira with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Nira with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Nira with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Arkazid
Nira with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Nira with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Nira with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Arbetol, Antilep, Versizur, Carbazep, Mezocar LA, Tegrital, Majerol, Mezapin
Nira with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase, Halopik, Hypnodol
Nira with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI, Arimip, Clopic, Ocifril, Clomilent, Cloclam, Obsenil, Obnil
Nira with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Nira with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, Edride
Nira with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap
Nira with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab
Nira with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Nira with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita
Nira with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin
Nira with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Nira with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, Valcontin
Nira with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Nira with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Clotrim V, Clomax V7, Candinil
Nira with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton
Nira with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone
Nira with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Pirotin, Paropex

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