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Nitrest may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Nitrest may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing... View More
Nitrest is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not ha... View More
Nitrest may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Nitrest is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Nitrest is recommended. However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney... View More
Nitrest should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nitrest may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Nitrest is gen... View More
Nitrest is a prescription medicine used for short term treatment of insomnia. It reduces sleep onset time and frequent awakening at night. This medicine... View More
Uses of Nitrest
Side effects of Nitrest
- Memory loss
- Back pain
How to use Nitrest
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nitrest is to be taken emp... View More
How Nitrest works
Nitrest belongs to a group of medicines called non-benzodiazepine hypnotics. It has hypnotic, sedative, and anticonvulsant (manages fits) properties. It... View More
What if you forget to take Nitrest?
If you miss a dose of Nitrest, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- Your doctor has prescribed Nitrest to help you fall asleep faster and sleep for longer.
- It is best taken without food as a high-fat meal can reduce its absorption and effect.
- Take it 30 to 45 minutes before bedtime and only when you have time to sleep for at least 7 hours.
- It makes you feel dizzy next morning. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- It does not affect total sleep time. However, it reduces sleep onset time and frequent awakening at night.
- Never share your medication with any other person who also has a sleep problem.
- Inform your doctor if your sleep doesn’t improve after 7 to 10 days of treatment.
- Stop taking medication and inform your doctor If you experience sleep driving or memory loss.
- Do not stop taking medication suddenly as it may lead to anxiety, mood changes, and restlessness.
Should be taken on an empty stomach. Do not take w/ or immediately after a meal.
Oral Short-term management of insomnia Adult: As immediate release tab: 5-10 mg immediately before bedtime. Max: 10 mg/day. Max duration of treatmen... View More
Renal impairment: No dosage adjustment needed.
Severe hepatic impairment.
Mode of Action
Zolpidem is an imidazopyridine derivative that acts by binding to the benzodiazepine (BZD) receptors of the GABA receptor complex resulting in neuronal ... View More
Obstructive sleep apnoea, myasthenia gravis, compromised respiratory function. Patients exhibiting symptoms of depression. History of drug or alcohol ab... View More
>10% Dizziness (5-12%),Headache (7-19%),Drowsiness (6-15%) 1-10% Allergy (4%),Hallucinations (4%),Myalgia (4%),Sinusitis (4%),Memory disorder (3%),... View More
Flumazenil reverses the sedative/hypnotic effect of zolpidem. Increased depressant effects w/ CNS depressants (e.g. sedatives, antihistamines, alcohol).... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More