Treatment Instructions for Niravam

Niravam Dosage for Panic Disorder

The initial dosage of Niravam for treating panic disorder is normally 0.5 mg three times a day. If this amount does not control your symptoms, your healthcare provider may slowly increase your dose by 1 mg or less every three to four days until your symptoms are adequately controlled or you experience intolerable side effects.
Higher Niravam doses may be needed for treating panic disorder. Some people may need as much as 10 mg a day. If you experience symptoms in between your doses, your healthcare provider may recommend that you take the medication four times a day.
If you are taking more than 4 mg of Niravam a day, your healthcare provider may periodically reduce your dosage to see if a lower amount will control your symptoms. In general, it is recommended that Niravam be reduced by no more than 0.5 mg every three days.
Older adults or people with certain health problems, such as advanced liver disease, may be more sensitive to the effects of Niravam. In these cases, the recommended starting dose for treating anxiety and panic disorder is 0.25 mg two or three times daily.

General Information on Taking Niravam

Some considerations to keep during treatment with Niravam include the following:
  • This medication comes the form of a tablet that is dissolved on the tongue. It is normally taken three times a day.
  • Niravam can be taken with or without food. If it bothers your stomach, try taking it with food.
  • Use a dry hand to remove Niravam tablets from the bottle just prior to taking them. Place the tablet on your tongue, allow it to dissolve, and then swallow it with saliva.
  • The tablets may be swallowed with water if preferred, but water is not necessary to take a dosage of Niravam.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Do not increase your dose or suddenly stop taking this medication without your healthcare provider's approval.
  • For Niravam to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.
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Niravam Medication Information

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