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Nite is a hypnotic benzodiazepam, prescribed for insomnia and management of infantile spasms. 

Drug information on Nite (Nitrazepam) from Talent Healthcare

Nite

  Tablet  
Talent Healthcare
Generic : Nitrazepam
 9.00
5mg
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Nite may be prescribed


Side effects of Nite

   Central Nervous System : Agitation, aggressiveness, amnesia, incoordination, confusion, delusions, disorientation, dizziness, fatigue, hallucinations, hangover, headache, irritability, nightmares, psychoses, rage, restlessness and sedation.

   Heart : Low blood pressure and palpitations.

   Gastrointestinal : Constipation, diarrhea, excessive salivation, heartburn, nausea and vomiting.

   Respiratory : Increased sputum and difficulty in breathing.

   Miscellaneous : Rash, changes in sexual drive, muscle weakness, blurred vision and ringing in the ear.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 5 mg at bedtime; increase to 10 mg if needed.

How to use Nite?

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

When is Nite not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), severe liver disease, myasthenia gravis, increased eye pressure and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Nite

Caution should be exercised in patients who have uninterrupted sleep of 7-8 hr after ingestion of dose, amnesia, elderly, children, depression, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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

• Patient may develop with increased risk of suicidal thoughts, depression; watch them carefully.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

Other Precautions for Nite

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Nite

Store it at room temperature. Protect from light and moisture.


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



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