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Nindral 5Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Flurazepam
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Nindral 5Mg Tablet is administered in the short term treatment of insomnia or any other sleeping problems. It belongs to the class of medicines known as sedative-hyptonics and works to produce a calming effect on the brain to help in inducing better sleep.

Nindral 5Mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine derivative and works by binding to the benzodiazepine-gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)-A-chloride ionophore receptor complex. This enhances the affinity of GABA to the GABA-A receptor site, causing an increased influx of calcium ions into the GABA-A neuron leading to hyperpolarisation and reduction of neuron excitability. This prevents the arousal of the cortical and limbic system, causing its sedative effects.

Consult your doctor before using this medicine and let the doctor know of any allergies you may have or if you are using antihistamine, medicines for anxiety, depression, seizures or any muscle relaxants. It should not be used if you drink large amounts of alcohol, are pregnant or breastfeeding or if you are above the age of 65.

Common side effects of the drug include drowsiness during the day, light-headedness, nervousness, irritability, ataxia and weakness. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the more rare but serious side effects such as sleepwalking, memory loss, mood or mental changes including hallucinations, agitation and aggressive behaviour or any allergic reactions.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Somnologist before using this medicine.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Zomnia 10mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Zomnia 10mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Zomnia 10mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Nindral 5Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    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.

Nindral 5Mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine derived hypnotic agent which works by binding an allosteric site on the GABA-A receptors. Its binding enhances the action of GABA on the receptors by opening the receptor chloride channels, which causes chloride influx and hyperpolarization.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

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