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Nitravet 5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Nitravet 5 MG Description

Nitravet is used to manage epilepsy (fits). Treatment of anxiety disorders and insomnia are other uses of Nitravet. Seizures are caused by a chemical alteration in brain cells (neurons) that causes a

sudden spike of electrical activity in the brain, followed by jerky movements of the limbs or other parts of the body. Nitravet Tablet is a fast-acting medication that induces sleep quickly. This medicine provides a relaxing effect. Nitravet also helps alleviate transitory insomnia (sleeplessness) caused by anxiety disorders. As a result, it should be taken before bedtime. Daytime sleepiness, loss of coordination, nightmares, headache, light-headedness, or dizziness are all possible side effects of Nitravet. Most of these side effects do not require medical treatment. However, if the side effects persist, contact the doctor. Talk to concerned doctors to know Nitravet interaction with food and other medicines.


Product Summary

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ContainsNitrazepam(5.0 Mg)
Usesanxiety, insomnia, epilepsy
Side effectsdrowsiness, reduced alertness, confusion, tiredness, headache, dizziness, muscle weakness, poor muscle coordination.
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Uses of Nitravet 5 MG

  • CDSCO has mentioned that Nitravet is also used in treating epilepsy.
  • Nitravet is used in treating anxiety disorders. It helps to reduce excessive nervousness, restlessness and worry.

Contraindications of Nitravet 5 MG

  • If you have a known allergy to nitrazepam or any other active components in Nitravet it should be avoided.
  • If you have myasthenia gravis (NeuroMuscular disease), this medication is unsafe for you due to the increased risk of side effects.
  • If you have severe liver disease, use this medication with caution, to avoid worsening the patient's condition.

Side effects of Nitravet 5 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Unsteadiness
  • Uncontrolled body movements
  • Confusion
  • Tremors
  • Skin rash

Precautions and Warnings of Nitravet 5 MG



Can I take Nitravet during pregnancy?
No, Nitravet is unsafe during pregnancy. It may produce undesirable consequences in the infant, such as changes in heart rate, movements, muscle weakness, breathing difficulties, drowsiness, or a reduction in body temperature. Please consult the doctor before using Nitravet.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Nitravet while breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding women should not use this medication unless it is necessary. The newborn should be monitored continuously for any undesirable side effects.


Can I drive if I have taken Nitravet?
People may feel sleepy or dizzy after taking Nitravet, so avoid doing activities that need concentration if you notice any of the symptoms.


Can I consume alcohol with Nitravet?
Alcohol use during treatment with Nitravet may increase the risk of side effects. Confusion, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, weakness, and fainting are a few possible side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have lung disease, muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), or severe liver or renal disease.
  • You have a history of drug addiction, as this is a habit-forming medicine.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, elevated heart rate, tremor, or general weakness.
  • Your mood or behaviour changes, and you experience suicidal thoughts.
  • Note: Children under the age of 18 should not take Nitravet.

Mode of Action of Nitravet 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Nitravet Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of Gamma-Aminobutyric acid, a chemical messenger in the brain that regulates abnormal and excessive nerve cell activity. It also ...
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Directions for Use of Nitravet 5 MG

  • Ensure to follow the doctor's instructions for using this medication.
  • Do not exceed the prescribed dosage on your own.
  • Take Nitravet with or without food, preferably at bedtime.
  • Swallow the whole pill with a glass of water or juice.
  • Do not chew, crush or break it in any way.
  • Do not stop the medicine without consulting the doctor, as withdrawal symptoms may occur.

Interactions of Nitravet 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • When taking Nitravet Tablet, avoid painkillers such as morphine, codeine, tramadol, and hydrocodone and monitor drowsiness, breathing problem, and blood pressure.
  • If you are taking treatment for blood pressure, this tablet may cause symptoms such as dizziness and lightheadedness. You should check blood pressure daily.
  • When this Tablet is used with rifampicin (antibiotic), the effect of the Nitravet Tablet is reduced.

Interactions with food items

  • You should avoid grapefruit juice and caffeine-containing beverages since they could reduce the effectiveness of Nitravet.

Storage and disposal of Nitravet 5 MG

The medicine should be kept in a well-sealed container. Keep this medicine in the container with the lid tightly closed. Follow the box or label's directions for storage. It should be kept at room tem...
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Dosage of Nitravet 5 MG


Nitravet Tablet overdose can produce mild to severe adverse effects. A large overdose can lead to difficulty moving, loss of muscle tone, blood pressure drops, breathing problems, coma and death. Drow...
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Missed a Dose

If you forget to take a dose of Nitravet tablet, try to take it as soon as possible. Skip the missed dosage return to the regular schedule if it's time for the next dose. Do not take two pills of this...
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Content Details


Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Does Nitravet Tablet assist in falling asleep?

A: Yes, the Nitravet Tablet is used to treat insomnia for a brief period (trouble falling asleep). It reduces the time it takes to fall asleep and increases the length of sleep. It aids sleep but does not treat the underlying cause of insomnia, which you should discuss with your physician.

Q: If I feel better, can I stop Nitravet on my own?

A: Do not stop taking Nitravet until your doctor tells you to. Confusion, depression, nervousness, sweating, and diarrhoea are all possible adverse effects. If you want to stop, your doctor will slowly reduce the dose.

Q: Is Nitravet tablet a habit-forming medicine?

A: Yes, long-term usage of Nitravet may lead to mental or physical dependence. In such circumstances, a progressive reduction in dose over time, is recommended. Only take Nitravet at the dose and for the duration recommended by your doctor.
Last Updated on: 02 Mar 2023 | 11:05 AM (IST)
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