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Nitavan 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Nitavan 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Nitavan 5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nitavan Tablet

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Uses of Nitavan Tablet

Nitavan 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia.
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Nitavan 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 Nitavan 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. Nitavan 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nitavan Tablet works

Nitavan 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 Nitavan Tablet

Expert advice for Nitavan Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Nitavan Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Nitavan 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 Nitavan Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Nitrazepam

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