PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, liver disease, muscle problems (myasthenia gravis), chemical dependence, depression, any allergies. Since this medication may cause drowsiness or dizziness, use caution operating machinery or engaging in activities requiring alertness such as driving. Limit intake of alcohol while using this medication because the drowsiness and/or dizziness effects may increase. Elderly patients may be more sensitive to the effects of this medication. Use cautiously. This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before using this medication. Nitrazepam passes into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Its use is not recommended while breast-feeding. Consult your doctor.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medication you may use, especially of: medications used for depression, antihistamines, narcotic pain relievers, sleeping pills, tranquilizers. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
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