Stressban 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Stressban 0.5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Stressban Tablet

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Uses of Stressban Tablet

Stressban 0.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia.
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Side effects of Stressban Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Stressban 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 Stressban 0.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Stressban Tablet works

Stressban 0.5mg 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 Stressban Tablet

Expert advice for Stressban Tablet

  • If you are taking Stressban 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 Stressban, 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 Stressban is very high.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Stressban 0.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Stressban 0.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Stressban 0.5mg 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
Stressban 0.5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lacta
tion. 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.

Stressban 0.5mg 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
Stressban 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Stressban 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Stressban 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Stressban 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Stressban 0.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml 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 Stressban 0.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Nitrazepam

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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