Nitraz 5mg Tablet SR

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Composition for Nitraz 5mg Tablet SR

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Nitraz Tablet SR

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Uses of Nitraz Tablet SR

Nitraz 5mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of insomnia.
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Side effects of Nitraz Tablet SR

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

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How to use Nitraz Tablet SR

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

How Nitraz Tablet SR works

Nitraz 5mg tablet sr 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 Nitraz Tablet SR

Expert advice for Nitraz Tablet SR

  • If you are taking Nitraz 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 Nitraz, 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 Nitraz is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Nitraz 5mg Tablet SR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Nitraz 5mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nitraz 5mg Tablet SR 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Nitraz 5mg Tablet SR is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Nitraz 5mg Tablet SR may cause side effects such as reduced alertness, confusion, tiredness, dizziness, poor muscle coordination and double vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Nitraz 5mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nitraz 5mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Nitraz 5mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nitraz 5mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Nitraz 5mg Tablet SR is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Danavir 600mg Tablet, Paliris 6mg Tablet, Encorate Syrup, Azivent 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Nitrazepam, 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 for Nitraz 5mg Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions for Nitrazepam

Nitraz is a sedative-hypnotic drug which belongs to the benzodiazepine group of medicines.
Nitraz is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness).
Nitraz 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.
Nitraz works in patients with insomnia (inability to sleep) in a dose and for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Nitraz is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment of anxiety.
Nitraz is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug which is available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Nitraz stronger than alprazolam?
Alprazolam is more potent when compared to Nitraz with an equivalent milligram. There are differences in their pharmacokinetic properties as well. However, the preference of drug will vary depending on the indication.
Nitraz 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 Nitraz stronger than diazepam?
Nitraz 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.
Nitraz 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 Nitraz stronger than zopiclone?
Nitraz 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.
Nitraz 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 Nitraz with an amitriptyline?
Co-administration of Nitraz with amitriptyline may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Q. Can you take Nitraz with diazepam?
Nitraz 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 Nitraz with paracetamol?
Nitraz 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 Nitraz with mirtazapine?
Co-administration of Nitraz with antidepressant drugs like mirtazapine may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Nitraz 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.
Nitraz is not reported to cause weight gain. However, if you experience any change in weight while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Yes, Nitraz, when administered can produce sleep and is indicated for the treatment of insomnia (inability to sleep).
Nitraz is not reported to cause constipation. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the Nitraz, please consult your doctor.
Nitraz 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.
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Substitutes for Nitraz

No substitutes found for this medicine
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