Nitrest 5mg Tablet
Nitrest 5 MG Description
Nitrest 5 mg helps with short term insomnia (the inability to fall or remain asleep). Insomnia may cause you to wake up earlier than usual, and you may find it difficult to fall back asleep. Nitrest
5 mg is a hypnotic and sedative medication with Zolpidem 10mg as the active ingredient. The prescription medicine has habit-forming potential if used for a long time. To know the food interactions of Nitrest, talk to your physician. Contact your doctor if you suffer any of the side effects or if your symptoms last for an extended length of time.
Uses of Nitrest 5 MG
- Treatment of insomnia.
- Managing symptoms of sleep disorders and midnight awakening.
Contraindications of Nitrest 5 MG
- If you have a known allergy to zolpidem or other active ingredients in it, then do not take this medicine.
- If you have a history of depression, mental disorder, or suicidal thoughts, avoid taking Nitrest 5mg.
- If you have myasthenia gravis, then this medicine can increase the risk of adverse effects.
- If you have severe liver or renal impairment, do not take this medicine as it can increase the risk of the patient's condition worsening.
- If you have a respiratory illness, take this medicine with caution due to the increased risk of severe side effects.
Side effects of Nitrest 5 MG
Precautions and Warnings of Nitrest 5 MG
Other General Warnings
- You should not give this medicine to children and those below 18 years as the safety and efficacy of this medicine is not clinically verified in this age group.
- You have suicidal thoughts.
- You have any symptoms like trouble breathing, hives, or irritation of the neck, face, or lips.
- You are consuming any allopathic or non-allopathic medication for the same or a different disease condition.
- You are currently pregnant/breastfeeding or are planning a pregnancy in the near future.
Mode of Action of Nitrest 5 MG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Nitrest 5 MG
- Follow your doctor's directions for Nitrest dosage and duration.
- Take the whole pill at once. It is not a chewable tablet; do not cut, crush or break it in any way.
- It is not advised for long-term use because it can become addictive.
- To keep a consistent amount of medicine in your blood, take your medicine at the same time every day.
- Do not take Nitrest after a heavy meal or after eating food with high fat content.
- Ideally, Nitrest 5mg should be taken on an empty stomach before bed.
Interactions of Nitrest 5 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- When taking Nitrest or other benzodiazepines, you should avoid opioids such as morphine, codeine, tramadol, and hydrocodone, as well as any cough treatments containing these medications. As co-administration can cause sedation, dyspnea, and fluctuations in blood pressure....
- If this medication is taken together with anti-hypertensive medicines, it can lead to hypotensive symptoms like dizziness and lightheadedness. Blood pressure monitoring is needed regularly.
- Because of the increased metabolism of Nitrest, antimicrobials like Rifampicin significantly reduce the effects of Nitrest.
- Anticonvulsants like Phenytoin decrease the level of Nitrest 5mg by altering its metabolism.
- Ritonavir and Nelfinavir belonging to the protease inhibitor class have inhibitory interactions with Nitrest.
- Antitubercular agents like Isoniazid will magnify the effects and metabolism of Nitrest tablet.
- Nevirapine belonging to a class of medications called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs) interact with Nitrest 5mg by reducing their metabolic activity.
Interactions with food items
- Food interaction of Nitrest is seen with grapefruit juice. It can increase the severity of side effects.
- Avoid taking Nitrest with high-fat foods or after heavy meals.
Storage and disposal of Nitrest 5 MG
Dosage of Nitrest 5 MG
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Will Nitrest get me high?
Q: Can I take Nitrest with painkillers?
Q: Is it possible to stop using this product all at once, or must I wean myself off it gradually?
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