NITREST 5MG TABLET

Manufacturer : SUN-SUN PHARMACEUTICALS
Composition : ZOLPIDEM-5MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : NITREST 5MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10
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NIT0008
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Manufacturer : SUN-SUN PHARMACEUTICALS
Composition : ZOLPIDEM-5MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : NITREST 5MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10

Drug Ingredient Information

ZOLPIDEM-5MG

ZOLPIDEM

Information for patients
Drug Information The name of your medicine is Zolpidem tartrate (called Zolpidem tartrate in this leaflet). Zolpidem tartrate contains a medicine called zolpidem tartrate. This belongs to a group of medicines called hypnotics. It works by acting on your brain to help you sleep. Zolpidem tartrate is used for temporary sleep problems that are causing you severe distress or that are affecting your every day life. This includes sleep problems such as: •Difficulty falling asleep •Waking in the middle of the night •Waking too early Zolpidem tartrate is not meant to be used every day for long periods of time. Ask your doctor for advice if you are unsure.
Drug Alert
Alert × You are allergic (hypersensitive) to zolpidem tartrate. Signs of an allergic reaction include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue × Your lungs do not work properly (respiratory failure) × You have severe liver problems × You have a problem where you stop breathing for short periods at night (sleep apnoea) × You have a problem that causes severe muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis) × You have been told by a doctor that you have a mental illness (psychosis) × You are under the age of 18 Do not take this medicine if any of the above applies to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Zolpidem tartrate.
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug × You are allergic (hypersensitive) to zolpidem tartrate. Signs of an allergic reaction include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue × Your lungs do not work properly (respiratory failure) × You have severe liver problems × You have a problem where you stop breathing for short periods at night (sleep apnoea) × You have a problem that causes severe muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis) × You have been told by a doctor that you have a mental illness (psychosis) × You are under the age of 18 Do not take this medicine if any of the above applies to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Zolpidem tartrate.
Drug Special Care Å You have a history of alcohol or drug abuse Å You have liver problems Å You have depression or have had another mental illnesses in the past Å You have recently taken Zolpidem tartrate or other similar medicines for more than four weeks Å You are elderly If you are not sure if any of the above applies to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Zolpidem tartrate.
Drug Drug Interactions Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines.This includes medicines you buy without a prescription, including herbal medicines. This is because Zolpidem tartrate can affect the way some other medicines work. Also some medicines can affect the way Zolpidem tartrate works. •Medicines for some mental health problems (antipsychotics) •Medicines for depression such as sertraline •Medicines for epilepsy (anticonvulsants) •Medicines used in surgery (anaesthetics) Turn •Medicines to calm or reduce anxiety or for sleep problems •Medicines for hay fever, rashes or other allergies that can make you sleepy (sedative antihistamines) such as chlorphenamine or promethazine •Some medicines for moderate to severe pain (narcotic analgesics) such as codeine, methadone, morphine, oxycodone, pethidine or tramadol •Some antibiotics such as clarithromycin or erythromycin •Some medicines for fungal infections such as ketaconazole and itraconazole •Ritonavir (a protease inhibitor) - for HIV infections •Some medicines for epilepsy such as carbamazepine, phenobarbital or phenytoin •Rifampicin (an antibiotic) - for infections •St John’s Wort (a herbal medicine) - for mood swings and depression
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant. Taking Zolpidem tartrate during pregnancy may harm your baby. You should not breast-feed if you are taking Zolpidem tartrate. This is because small amounts may pass into mother’s milk. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant. Taking Zolpidem tartrate during pregnancy may harm your baby. You should not breast-feed if you are taking Zolpidem tartrate. This is because small amounts may pass into mother’s milk. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Drug Machinery Interaction On the day after taking Zolpidem tartrate, do not drive or use machinery or tools if you feel sleepy, dizzy or confused. For more information about possible side effects which could affect your driving.
Drug More Information •Do not drink alcohol while you are taking Zolpidem tartrate. Alcohol can increase the effects of Zolpidem tartrate and make you sleep very deeply so that you do not breathe properly or have difficulty waking.
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info
Drug quanitty Adults The usual dose is one Zolpidem tartrate just before bedtime. Elderly The usual dose is half a (5mg) just before bedtime. Patients with liver problems The usual starting dose is half a (5mg) just before bedtime. Your doctor may decide to increase this to one () if it is safe to do so. Children and Adolescents Zolpidem tartrate should not be used in people under 18 years old.
Drug Dose •Take this medicine by mouth •Swallow the whole with a drink of water •Take just before bedtime. Make sure you have at least 7-8 hours for sleep after taking this medicine •The usual length of treatment is 2 days to 4 weeks
Excess Drug Consumption If you take more Zolpidem tartrate than you should, tell a doctor or go to a hospital casualty department straight away. Take the medicine pack with you. This is so the doctor knows what you have taken. Taking too much Zolpidem tartrate can be very dangerous. The following effects may happen: •Feeling drowsy, confused, sleeping deeply and possibly falling into a fatal coma.
Forgot Drug Consumption Zolpidem tartrate must only be taken at bedtime. If you forget to take your at bedtime, then you should not take it at any other time, otherwise you may feel drowsy, dizzy and confused during the day. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten .
Stop Drug Consumption Keep taking Zolpidem tartrate until your doctor tells you to stop. Do not stop taking Zolpidem tartrate suddenly, but tell your doctor if you want to stop. Your doctor will need to lower your dose and stop your s over a period of time. If you stop taking Zolpidem tartrate suddenly, your sleep problems may come back and you may get a ‘withdrawal effect’. If this happens you may get some of the effects listed below. See a doctor straight away if you get any of the following effects: •Feeling anxious, restless, irritable or confused •Headache •Faster heartbeat or uneven heartbeat (palpitations) •Nightmares, seeing or hearing things that are not real (hallucinations) •Being more sensitive to light, noise and touch than normal •Relaxed grip on reality •Feeling distant from your body or feeling ‘puppet-like’ •Numbness and tingling in your hands and feet •Aching muscles •Stomach problems •Sleep problems come back worse than before
Possible Side Effects
General Information •You have an allergic reaction. The signs may include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue
Common Drug Side Effects •Diarrhoea •Headache •Feeling tired or agitated •Nightmares •Poor memory while taking Zolpidem tartrate (amnesia) and strange behaviour during this time. This is more likely to affect you in the few hours after you take this medicine. By having 7-8 hours sleep after taking Zolpidem tartrate, this is less likely to cause you a problem. •Sleeping problems that get worse after taking this medicine •Seeing or hearing things that are not real (hallucinations)
Rare Drug Side Effects •Feeling confused or irratable •Blurred eyesight or ‘seeing double’
Very Rare Drug Side Effects •Itching skin or skin rash •Weak muscles •Feeling restless, aggressive, angry or showing unusual behaviour •Thinking things that are not true (delusions) •Changes in sex drive (libido) •Change in the amount of liver enzymes – shown up in the results of blood tests •Changes in the way you walk •Zolpidem tartrate having less effect than normal •Being less aware of your environment •Falling, especially in the elderly
Drug Side Effects Symptoms Sleep-Driving and other strange behaviour There have been some reports of people doing things while asleep that they do not remember when waking up after taking a sleep medicine. This includes sleep-driving, sleep walking and having sex. Alcohol and some medicines for depression or anxiety can increase the chance that this serious effect will happen.
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep this medicine in a safe place where children cannot see or reach it.Do not use Zolpidem tartrate after the expiry date which is stated on the carton or blister after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

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