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Drug information on Nindral (5 mg) (Flurazepam) from Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Nindral (5 mg)

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Flurazepam
10 Tablets
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Drug Name : Flurazepam

Flurazepam(Dalmane) generic Nindral (5 mg) is a benzodiazepine, prescribed for sleep disorder. It works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Nindral (5 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Nindral (5 mg)

   Most Common : Dizziness, drowsiness, light-headedness, staggering, in-coordination and falling.

   Gastrointestinal : Heartburn, stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation and gastrointestinal pain.

   Miscellaneous : Headache, nervousness, talkativeness, apprehension, irritability, weakness, palpitations, chest pain, body and joint pain and genitourinary complaints.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The usual adult dosage is 30 mg before bedtime.

How to use Nindral (5 mg)?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Nindral (5 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with increased eye pressure, severe liver disorder, during pregnancy and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Nindral (5 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of depression, mental illness, lung, kidney or liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.

• People may perform some activities without their knowledge like driving car, eating food, activities etc; if it so consult with your doctor.

Other Precautions for Nindral (5 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Nindral (5 mg)

Store it at room temperature.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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