Nite 5 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Nite Tablet
Nite 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia.
Nite Tablet side effects
Common
  • Memory impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
  • Numbed emotions
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements
How to use Nite 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. Nite 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Nite Tablet works
Nite 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.
Nite Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Nite 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nite 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
Nite 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.
Nite 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
Nite 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nite 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Nite 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nite 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nite 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
What if you miss a dose of Nite Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Nite 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.

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Expert Advice

  • If you are taking Nite 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 Nite 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 Nite 5 mg Tablet is very high.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Nite with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Nite

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My daughter age 4yrs every nite having growing leg pain day time not paining. Kindly advice
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
The following things may ease discomfort and help your child feel better: Massaging the legs. Stretching the leg muscles. This may be difficult for younger kids. Placing a warm cloth or heating pad on the sore leg. Be careful not to burn the skin and do not use during sleep
Problem is bed weting in nite .and she do not feel
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Consult your child's doctor if: Your child still wets the bed after age 7 Your child starts to wet the bed after a few months or more of being dry at night
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FAQs

Q. Is Nite a benzodiazepine?
Nite is a sedative-hypnotic drug which belongs to the benzodiazepine group of medicines.
Q. What does Nite treat?
Nite is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness).
Q. How does Nite works?
Nite 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 Nite work?
Nite works in patients with insomnia (inability to sleep) in a dose and for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Nite help with anxiety?
Nite is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment of anxiety.
Q. Is Nite a controlled drug?
Nite is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug which is available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Nite stronger than alprazolam?
Alprazolam is more potent when compared to Nite 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 Nite stronger than temazepam?
Nite 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 Nite stronger than diazepam?
Nite 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 Nite dangerous?
Nite 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 Nite stronger than zopiclone?
Nite 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 Nite a narcotic?
Nite 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 Nite with an amitriptyline?
Co-administration of Nite with amitriptyline may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Q. Can you take Nite with diazepam?
Nite 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 Nite with paracetamol?
Nite 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 Nite with mirtazapine?
Co-administration of Nite with antidepressant drugs like mirtazapine may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Q. Does Nite get you high?
Nite 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 Nite cause weight gain?
Nite is not reported to cause weight gain. However, if you experience any change in weight while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Nite help you sleep?
Yes, Nite, when administered can produce sleep and is indicated for the treatment of insomnia (inability to sleep).
Q. Does Nite cause constipation?
Nite is not reported to cause constipation. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the Nite, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Nite cause memory loss?
Nite 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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