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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?

Flurazepam can have harmful effects for pregnant women. If you experience anything like this, then discontinue Flurazepam and take your doctor's advice.

Severe

Is the use of Flurazepam safe during breastfeeding?

Flurazepam may lead to some side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel any unwanted symptoms after taking Flurazepam, then do not take it again and call your doctor right away. Your doctor will tell you the best option for you.

Severe

What is the effect of Flurazepam on the Kidneys?

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

Safe

What is the effect of Flurazepam on the Liver?

Flurazepam may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Mild

What is the effect of Flurazepam on the Heart?

Flurazepam may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on 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 -

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?

Forming a habit of Flurazepam has not been reported.

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

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Flurazepam since it will not make you feel sleepy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Flurazepam only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Flurazepam cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

हाँ

Flurazepam Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Flurazepam

information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Flurazepam, due to a lack of research on this.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Flurazepam

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Flurazepam.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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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