Nipam

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Nipam Information

Nipam, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Insomnia.

The right dosage of Nipam depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Nipam have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Nipam are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

It is also important to note that Nipam has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Nipam's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Nipam related warnings section.

Nipam can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Nipam in conditions like Myasthenia Gravis (MG), Liver Disease, Lung Disease. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Nipam contraindications section.

Additionally, Nipam may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Nipam is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.

  1. Nipam Benefits & Uses
  2. Nipam Dosage & How to Take
  3. Nipam Side Effects
  4. Nipam Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Nipam with Other Drugs
  6. Nipam Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Nipam
  8. Nipam Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Nipam Benefits & Uses

Nipam is used to treat the following -

  1. अनिद्रा Primary

Nipam Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Nipam

Nitrazepam

Nipam Side Effects

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

  1. Fatigue Rare
  2. Dizziness Rare
  3. Unsteadiness
  4. Confusion
  5. Agitation
  6. Hallucinations
  7. Irritability
  8. Abnormal Dreams
  9. Depression Rare

Nipam Related Warnings

Is the use of Nipam safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Nipam. It is best to stop taking Nipam immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Nipam safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Nipam. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

Severe

What is the effect of Nipam on the Kidneys?

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

Mild

What is the effect of Nipam on the Liver?

Side effects of Nipam rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Nipam on the Heart?

There are no any side effects of Nipam for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Nipam with Other Drugs

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

Nipam Contraindications

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

  1. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Allergy
  4. Lung Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Nipam

Is this Nipam habit forming or addictive?

You may get addicted to Nipam. Therefore, before taking it, consult your doctor.

Yes

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

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Nipam. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Nipam only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Nipam has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

Yes

Nipam Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Nipam

Taking Nipam with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Nipam

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

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 405
  2. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Mogadon (nitrazepam)
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