nitrazepam-oral capsule, tablet


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USES: This medication is used to treat a sleeping problem (insomnia). It is also used to treat certain types of seizures.

HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not increase your dose, use it more frequently or use it for a longer period of time than prescribed because this drug can be habit-forming. Also, if used for an extended period, do not suddenly stop using this drug without your doctor's approval. Over time, this drug may not work as well. Consult your doctor if this medication stops working well. If this is used to treat insomnia, take the dose just before bedtime.

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