Noctin 5 is a prescription medicine used for treating insomnia. It is generally used in combination with other medicines. It relaxes the brain and helps... View More
Uses of Noctin 5
Side effects of Noctin 5
How to use Noctin 5
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. Noctin 5 may be taken with... View More
How Noctin 5 works
Noctin 5 is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of t... View More
What if you forget to take Noctin 5?
If you miss a dose of Noctin 5, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Short-term management of insomnia Adult: 5 mg at night; increase to 10 mg if necessary. Elderly: and debilitated patients: ?normal adult dose.
Oral Infantile spasms Child: Infants: 125 mcg/kg bid; gradually increase to 250-500 mcg/kg bid.
Myasthenia gravis, narrow-angle glaucoma, severe respiratory insufficiency, sleep apnoea syndrome, severe hepatic impairment, porphyria.
Mode of Action
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May induce anterograde amnesia; caution patients to have uninterrupted sleep of 7-8 hr after ingestion of dose. May impair ability to drive or operate m... View More
Hypotension, palpitation; agitation, aggressiveness, amnesia, ataxia, confusion, delusions, disorientation, dizziness, fatigue, hallucination, hangover,... View More
CNS depressant effect increased with alcohol, barbiturates, TCAs, phenothiazines, morphine derivatives. Effects may be antagonised by theophylline. Incr... View More
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