Nitrofen 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Nitrofen 5mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Nitrofen Tablet

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Uses of Nitrofen Tablet

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

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

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

How Nitrofen Tablet works

Nitrofen 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 Nitrofen Tablet

Expert advice for Nitrofen Tablet

  • If you are taking Nitrofen 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, 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 is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Nitrofen 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Nitrofen 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nitrofen 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Nitrofen 5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. 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.

Nitrofen 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.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Nitrofen 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nitrofen 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, PRATHAM 200MG REDIUSE SUSPENSION

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 Nitrofen 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Nitrazepam

Nitrofen is a sedative-hypnotic drug which belongs to the benzodiazepine group of medicines.
Nitrofen is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness).
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.
Nitrofen works in patients with insomnia (inability to sleep) in a dose and for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Nitrofen is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment of anxiety.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nitrofen is not reported to cause weight gain. However, if you experience any change in weight while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Yes, Nitrofen, when administered can produce sleep and is indicated for the treatment of insomnia (inability to sleep).
Nitrofen is not reported to cause constipation. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the Nitrofen, please consult your doctor.
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.
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