“Sleep is my lover now, my forgetting, my opiate, my oblivion”. Nitrazepam shortens the time required to fall asleep and lengthens the duration of sleep. It is also useful for the management of myoclonic seizures. Nitrazepam is used to treat short-term sleeping problems (insomnia), such as difficulty falling asleep, frequent awakenings during the night, and early-morning awakening.
Nitrazepam is a very effective benzodiazepines available. This medicine works by slowing down the nerves in your brain causing your whole body to relax and inducing sleep. It is also widely used to help with myoclonic seizures.
The recommended dose of nitrazepam for healthy adults is 5mg to 10mg for the treatment of insomnia.
HOW TO USE NITRAZEPAM
Nitrazepam tablets should not be chewed or crushed they must be swallowed whole with water. Please take care not to exceed the dosage and always store your medication far away from children. It is recommended that Nitrazepam tablets should only be used by adults over 18 years old.
THE POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS OF NITRAZEPAM
Like all medicines, use of nitrazepam may cause certain side effects which are listed below.
Common Side Effects
- Dry Mouth
- Changes in taste
- Unsteady standing
- Slight confusion
- Coordination difficulty
- Sudden feeling of tiredness
Less Common Side Effects
- Skin rash
- Breathing difficulty
- Being physically sick
- Aggressiveness or mood changes