Nextril 50Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Tofisopam
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Nextril is a benzodiazepine derivative and is used to treat depression. It functions by regulating the level of a chemical known as catecholamine which is present in the human body. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding must consult doctor before using this medication.

The recommended dose for adults is about 50 to 100 mg, one to three times per day. It is contraindicated for patients with aggressive-impulsive psychopathy. This medication may cause sleeplessness, if this condition continues to persist, consider discontinuing the medication.

This medication helps in treating the following problem in the human body:

  • Depression

The side effects of this medication are as follows:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women should not use this medication. Please consult your doctor.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Nextril 50Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Nextril tablet, 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.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This medication doesn’t combine to benzodiazepine binding site. The gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor is the binding site. This drug behaves as the isoenzyme-selective inhibitor of the enzyme, phosphodiesterases with great affinity.

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About Nextril 50Mg Tablet
What are the uses of Nextril 50Mg Tablet
What are the contraindications of Nextril 50Mg Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Nextril 50Mg Tablet ?
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What are the substitutes for Nextril 50Mg Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
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