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Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR

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Composition for Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR

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Primary uses of Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR

Short term anxiety
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Nulam Tablet SR

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Uses of Nulam Tablet SR

Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of short term anxiety.
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Nulam Tablet SR side effects

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Sleepiness, Slurred speech, Memory impairment, Uncoordinated body movements, Dizziness, Dryness in mouth, Fatigue, Irritability, Constipation, Headache, Depression.

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How to use Nulam 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. Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nulam Tablet SR works

Nulam 1.5mg 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 Nulam Tablet SR

Expert advice for Nulam Tablet SR

  • If you are taking Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR 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 Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR, 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 Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR is very high.
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Nulam Tablet SR related warnings
Special precautions for Nulam Tablet SR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nulam 1.5mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Nulam Tablet SR?uses

If you miss a dose of Nulam 1.5mg Tablet SR, 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 Nulam Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Nulam is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not to be used for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
Nulam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, the use of Nulam has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Nulam is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
No, Nulam is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
No, Nulam is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
No, Nulam is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
No, Nulam is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Nulam should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Yes, Nulam is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not recommended for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
No, Nulam is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Nulam should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
No, Nulam is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Nulam. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Nulam.
Yes, Nulam makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Nulam. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Nulam and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Yes, Nulam like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Nulam. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Nulam.
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Nulam. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Nulam with hydrocodone?
Nulam should not be taken with hydrocodone. Nulam belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and hydrocodone belongs to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Nulam with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Nulam and paracetamol. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Nulam with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Nulam and hence decrease the levels of Nulam in the body which may decrease the effect of Nulam and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Nulam with clonazepam?
Nulam should not be taken with clonazepam as both the medicines belong to the same class of medicines called benzodiazepines. When taken together, they can cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Nulam with oxycodone?
Nulam should not be taken with oxycodone. Nulam belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and oxycodone belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Nulam with tramadol?
Nulam should not be taken with tramadol. Nulam belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and tramadol belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Nulam with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Nulam and ibuprofen. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Nulam with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Nulam and sertraline. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Nulam with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Nulam and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Nulam should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Nulam is not indicated for the treatment of any kind of pain. It belongs to the class of benzodiazepines and is indicated for the treatment of anxiety.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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