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Drug information on Nitrosum (5 mg) (Nitrazepam) from Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.

Nitrosum (5 mg)

  Tablet  
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
Generic : Nitrazepam
 11.00
5mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Nitrazepam

Nitrazepam(Alodorm) generic Nitrosum (5 mg) is a hypnotic benzodiazepam, prescribed for insomnia and management of infantile spasms.
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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 Nitrosum (5 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Nitrosum (5 mg)

   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 Nitrosum (5 mg)?

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

When is Nitrosum (5 mg) 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 Nitrosum (5 mg)

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 Nitrosum (5 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Nitrosum (5 mg)

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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