Substitutes for ZOMNIA
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Medicine Overview of ZOMNIA TABLET
Uses of ZOMNIA TABLET
Zomnia 0.5mg tablet is used in the treatment of insomnia.
Side effects of ZOMNIA TABLET
Sleepiness, Uncoordinated body movements, Fatigue, Irritability, Memory impairment, Headache, Dry mouth, Dizziness, Slurred speech, Depression, Constipation.
How to use ZOMNIA 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 Zomnia 0.5mg tablet at a fixed time.
How ZOMNIA TABLET works
Zomnia 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 ZOMNIA TABLET
Expert advice for ZOMNIA TABLET
- The addiction / habit-forming potential of Flurazepam is very high.
- If you are taking Flurazepam for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
- It may become less effective over the time.
- Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Flurazepam, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
- 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.
Special precautions for ZOMNIA 0.5MG TABLET
Zomnia 0.5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Zomnia 0.5mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor....
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Zomnia 0.5mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
ENCORATE SYRUP, ZATHRIN REDIMIX SUSPENSION, PRATHAM 200MG/5ML REDIUSE SUSPENSION, AZIBIG 200MG SUSPENSION
If you miss a dose of Flurazepam, 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.
Frequently asked questions for ZOMNIA 0.5MG TABLET
Frequently asked questions for Flurazepam
Q. Is flurazepam a controlled substance?
Yes. Flurazepam is a controlled substance. It has some potential for abuse and is available only if prescribed by a doctor
Q. Is flurazepam a narcotic/addictive?
No. Flurazepam is not a narcotic. Flurazepam can be addictive/habit forming if used for long time. It should be taken only as per the dose and duration advised by the doctor
Q. Is flurazepam like xanax?
Flurazepam and Xanax (trade name for alprazolam) both belong to same class of medicines called benzodiazepines, and have similar effect on brain. However, both these medicines are advised for different illnesses and hence should be consumed only upon doctor's advice
Q. Is flurazepam superior to oral diazepam?
Flurazepam and diazepam belong to same category of drugs called benzodiazepines, and have similar action, but their use and effect may vary. Please take your doctor's advice before taking any of these drugs
Q. Does flurazepam cause weight gain?
Flurazepam is not known to cause weight gain. Consult your doctor if you observe a weight gain after taking this medicine
Q. Does flurazepam help anxiety?
Flurazepam is used for short term treatment of sleeplessness; it exerts a calming effect on brain, and is known to reduce anxiety
Q. Does flurazepam get you high?
Flurazepam is used in the treatment of sleeplessness. Some people using this medication have engaged in activity such as driving, eating, or making phone calls and later having no memory of the activity. If this happens to you, stop taking flurazepam and talk to your doctor
Q. What does flurazepam look like?
Flurazepam is available in the form of capsules in strengths of 15 mg and 30 mg and the look may vary for different brands
Q. How long does flurazepam last/how long does flurazepam stay in your system/urine?
Flurazepam may last for 4 hours to 6 days in your system
Q. How long does flurazepam take to work?
You may start experiencing the benefit of flurazepam on second or third day of treatment. Effect of this medicine may last for a day or two after you start taking it. It may take up to 7-10 days for the sleep problem to resolve after starting the treatment.