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Flurazepam

Flurazepam Information

Flurazepam Benefits & Uses

Flurazepam is used to treat the following -

  1. Insomnia Primary

Flurazepam Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Flurazepam

Flurazepam

Flurazepam Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Flurazepam is used -

  1. Uncoordinated Body Movements
  2. Fatigue Mild
  3. Irritability
  4. Memory problems
  5. Headache दुर्लभ
  6. Dry Mouth Mild
  7. Dizziness Mild
  8. Slurred speech
  9. Constipation Moderate
  10. Diarrhoea
  11. Nausea or vomiting
  12. Flushing
  13. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  14. Vertigo Mild
  15. Tremor
  16. Rash
  17. Itching or burning
  18. Drowsiness

Flurazepam Related Warnings

Is the use of Flurazepam safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Flurazepam. If you are pregnant, do not take Flurazepam without a doctor's advice.

Severe

Is the use of Flurazepam safe during breastfeeding?

Flurazepam should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Flurazepam on the Kidneys?

Flurazepam is completely safe for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Flurazepam on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Flurazepam on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Flurazepam on the Heart?

Flurazepam is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Flurazepam with Other Drugs

Flurazepam should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Paracetamol,Codeine

    Codeine

    Cimetidine

    Flurazepam Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Flurazepam unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Asthma
    2. Parkinson's Disease
    3. Depression
    4. Kidney Disease
    5. Liver Disease

    Frequently asked Questions about Flurazepam

    Is this Flurazepam habit forming or addictive?

    Yes, Flurazepam can get addictive. Consume it only after doctor's advise.

    Yes

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Flurazepam as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Flurazepam should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Yes, in many cases, taking Flurazepam can help with mental disorders.

    Yes

    Flurazepam Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Flurazepam

    Taking Flurazepam with food is safe.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Flurazepam

    Consuming Flurazepam with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

    Severe
    This medicine data has been created by -
    Dr. Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience
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    Dr. Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    2 Years of Experience
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    References

    1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Dalmane® (flurazepam hydrochloride)
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 404