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Nitrofen 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Nitrofen 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Nitrofen 5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Nitrofen Tablet

Uses of Nitrofen Tablet

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

Nitrofen Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Nitrofen Tablet works

Nitrofen 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 Nitrofen Tablet

Expert advice for Nitrofen Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Nitrofen Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Nitrofen 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 Nitrofen Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Nitrazepam

Q. Is Nitrofen a benzodiazepine?
Nitrofen is a sedative-hypnotic drug which belongs to the benzodiazepine group of medicines.
Q. What does Nitrofen treat?
Nitrofen is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness).
Q. How does Nitrofen works?
Nitrofen 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 Nitrofen work?
Nitrofen works in patients with insomnia (inability to sleep) in a dose and for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Nitrofen help with anxiety?
Nitrofen is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment of anxiety.
Q. Is Nitrofen a controlled drug?
Nitrofen is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug which is available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Nitrofen stronger than alprazolam?
Alprazolam is more potent when compared to Nitrofen 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 Nitrofen stronger than temazepam?
Nitrofen 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 Nitrofen stronger than diazepam?
Nitrofen 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 Nitrofen dangerous?
Nitrofen 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 Nitrofen stronger than zopiclone?
Nitrofen 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 Nitrofen a narcotic?
Nitrofen 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 Nitrofen with an amitriptyline?
Co-administration of Nitrofen with amitriptyline may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Q. Can you take Nitrofen with diazepam?
Nitrofen 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 Nitrofen with paracetamol?
Nitrofen 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 Nitrofen with mirtazapine?
Co-administration of Nitrofen with antidepressant drugs like mirtazapine may produce central nervous system depressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Q. Does Nitrofen get you high?
Nitrofen 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 Nitrofen cause weight gain?
Nitrofen is not reported to cause weight gain. However, if you experience any change in weight while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Nitrofen help you sleep?
Yes, Nitrofen, when administered can produce sleep and is indicated for the treatment of insomnia (inability to sleep).
Q. Does Nitrofen cause constipation?
Nitrofen is not reported to cause constipation. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the Nitrofen, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Nitrofen cause memory loss?
Nitrofen 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 Nitrofen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Nitrofen with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Nitrofen with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxital
Nitrofen with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid
Nitrofen with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, SV
Nitrofen with Lansoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lansoprazole: Legend, Lazole, Less, Zolitec, Lansad, Lanspic, Lansure, Wylan, Lanzyco, Dyzole
Nitrofen with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Nitrofen with Pantoprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pantoprazole: Altole, Pandosun, Paddy, Solprazole, P Od, Pantolex, Pantopaa, Maspan, Pantodell, Zenta
Nitrofen with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Develpin
Nitrofen with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Nitrofen with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Nitrofen with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Nitrofen with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium
Nitrofen with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot
Nitrofen with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast
Nitrofen with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit
Nitrofen with Tenofovir Alafenamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF
Nitrofen with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase
Nitrofen with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Nitrofen with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez
Nitrofen with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita
Nitrofen with Rabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rabeprazole: Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure, Rabon, Rabequeen, Solrazole, R Od, Rabod, Rabgize, Rabepaa
Nitrofen with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, C-Pride
Nitrofen with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid

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