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Nitrofen 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Nitrofen 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Nitrofen 5mg Tablet

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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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Nitrofen Tablet side effects

Common

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. Nitrofen 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it 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 5mg 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 5mg 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 5mg Tablet is very high.
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Nitrofen Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Nitrofen Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Nitrofen 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Nitrofen 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.
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.
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.
Liver
CAUTION
Nitrofen 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nitrofen 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nitrofen 5mg 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 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 Nitrofen Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.

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 Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Nitrofen with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval
Nitrofen with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Nitrofen with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal, Selzic, Mezalog
Nitrofen with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Nitrofen with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Nitrofen with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza
Nitrofen with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Nitrofen with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Nitrofen with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal
Nitrofen with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Rin, Rxn, Roxid, Biorox, Roxilac, Vilrox, Roxeptin, Roxyrol, Q Rox, Aurox, Roxygo, Romithrax, Raxitid, Roxy, Roxikem, Roxywin
Nitrofen with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Encorate, Valcontin, Valparin, Epival, Navalin Chrono, Valparex
Nitrofen with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam
Nitrofen with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Nitrofen with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Nitrofen with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Nitrofen with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Nitrofen with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Nitrofen with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride
Nitrofen with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Nitrofen with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin
Nitrofen with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Nedol, Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol
Nitrofen with Dexrabeprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Nitrofen with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Nitrofen with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Nitrofen with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Nitrofen with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Nitrofen with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin
Nitrofen with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Nitrofen with Lacosamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacosamide: Lacosam, Lacoset, Lacotide, Seizgard

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